ISBN-10:
075068139X
ISBN-13:
9780750681391
Pub. Date:
06/07/2007
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Electrical Circuit Theory and Technology / Edition 3

Electrical Circuit Theory and Technology / Edition 3

by John Bird
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ISBN-13: 9780750681391
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/07/2007
Pages: 692
Product dimensions: 7.63(w) x 10.33(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

John Bird is the former Head of Applied Electronics in the Faculty of Technology at Highbury College, Portsmouth, UK. More recently, he has combined freelance lecturing at the University of Portsmouth, with Examiner responsibilities for Advanced Mathematics with City and Guilds, and examining for the International Baccalaureate Organisation. He is the author of over 120 textbooks on engineering and mathematical subjects, with worldwide sales of one million copies. He is currently a Senior Training Provider at the Defence School of Marine Engineering in the Defence College of Technical Training at HMS Sultan, Gosport, Hampshire, UK.

Table of Contents

Preface; Section 1 Basic Electrical Engineering Principles; Units associated with basic electrical quantities; An introduction to electric circuits; Resistance variation; Batteries and alternative sources of energy; Series and parallel networks; Capacitors and capacitance; Magnetic circuits. Electromagnetism; Electromagnetic induction; Electrical measuring instruments and measurements; Semiconductor diodes; Transistors; Main formulae for Part 1; Section 2 Electrical Principles and Technology; D.c. circuit theory; Alternating voltages and currents; Single-phase series a.c. circuits; Single-phase parallel a.c. circuits; D.c. transients; Operational amplifiers; Three phase systems; Transformers; D.c. machines; Three-phase induction motors; Main formulae for Part 2; Part 3 Advanced Circuit Theory and Technology; Revision of complex numbers; Application of complex numbers to series a.c. circuits; Application of complex numbers to parallel a.c. circuits; Power in a.c. circuits; A.c. bridges; Series resonance and Q-factor; Parallel resonance and Q-factor; Introduction to network analysis; Mesh-current and nodal analysis; The superposition theorem; Thevenin’s and Norton’s theorems; Delta-star and star-delta transformations; Maximum power transfer theorems and impedance matching; Complex waveforms; A numerical method of harmonic analysis; Magnetic materials; Dielectrics and dielectric loss; Field theory; Attenuators; Filter networks; Magnetically coupled circuits; Transmission lines; Transients and Laplace transforms; Main formulae for Part 3; Part 4 General reference; Standard electrical quantities – their symbols and units; Greek alphabet; Common prefixes; Resistor colour coding and ohmic values; Index

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