Electronics / Edition 2

Electronics / Edition 2

ISBN-10:
0748770364
ISBN-13:
9780748770366
Pub. Date:
02/01/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Overview

Electronics / Edition 2

Providing an introduction to good engineering practice for electrical and electronic engineers, this book is intended for first- and second-year undergraduate courses. It deals with engineering practice in relation to important topics such as reliability and maintainability, heat management and parasitic electrical effects, environmental influences, testing and safety. The coverage encompasses the properties, behaviour, fabrication and use of materials and components used in the fields of computing, digital systems, instrumentation, and control. The second edition has been revised extensively to reflect advances in technology, with new material on insulation-displacement jointing and electrical-safety testing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748770366
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/01/2003
Edition description: Second
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

DC CIRCUITS AND METHODS OF CIRCUIT ANALYSIS
Introduction
Electric Current, Electromotive Force, Potential Difference, Energy and Power, Resistance and Conductance
Resistors in Series and in Parallel
The Measurement of Current, Voltage and Resistance
Kirchoff's Laws
Thévenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits
Nodal Analysis
Analysing Circuits using a Computer-aided Design (CAD) Package

SIGNALS, WAVEFORMS AND AC COMPONENTS
Electrical Waveforms
Sinusoidal Waveforms and Frequency
Voltage, R.M.S. and Power
Frequency Spectra
AC Components
Conclusion and Summary

PHASOR ANALYSIS OF AC CIRCUITS
Phasors
Phasor Multiplication and Division
Phasor Manipulations using the Operator j
Equivalent Impedance and Admittance
Circuit Analysis using the Operator j
The Decibel
Bode Plots
The Frequency Response of RLC Circuits
The Principle of Duality
Summary

AMPLIFIERS AND FEEDBACK
What are Amplifiers?
The Operational Amplifier
Feedback and Operational Amplifiers
Summary of Feedback Principles
Further Examples of Feedback Circuits
Output Offset and Equivalent Input Offset Sources
Noise and Equivalent Noise Sources
Voltage, Current and Speed Limitations
A Summary of some Op Amp Feedback Circuits

COMBINATIONAL LOGIC CIRCUITS
A Simple Interlock Example
Binary Inputs and Outputs
Truth Tables and Boolean Notation
Basic Rules of Boolean Algebra
Karnaugh Maps
Electronic Combinational Logic
Electrical Characteristics of Logic Families

SEQUENTIAL LOGIC CIRCUITS
Introduction
Latches
Flip-Flops
Registers
Shift Registers
Counters
The State-Transition Diagram
A General Sequential Machine

ANALOGUE-DIGITAL CONVERSION
Introduction
Digital-to-Analogue Conversion
Analogue-to-Digital Conversion
The Conversion of AC Signals

DIODES AND POWER SUPPLIES
Introduction
Diodes
Power Supplies
Voltage Regulation
Summary

BASIC TRANSISTOR CIRCUITS
Introduction
Bipolar Transistors
Field-Effect Transistors (FETs)
Bipolar and FET Push-Pull Output Stages
Basic Switching and Digital Circuits
Summary

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