ISBN-10:
1111128537
ISBN-13:
9781111128531
Pub. Date:
02/09/2011
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Introduction to Electronics / Edition 6

Introduction to Electronics / Edition 6

by Earl Gates

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ISBN-13: 9781111128531
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/09/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 608
Sales rank: 705,660
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Mr. Chartrand holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Queen's university in Kingston Ontario. He has been teaching digital courses for 20 years at Niagara College in Welland , Ontario. Mr. Chartrand has made industry contributions with various designs including interfacing an infrared camera to a PC, creating a digital circuit board used as a PC training system, and designing a control pendant for an air-filled medical bed. He also worked as a plant engineer for General Motors.

Table of Contents

Part I: DC CIRCUITS. 1. Fundamentals of Electricity. 2. Current. 3. Voltage. 4. Resistance. 5. Ohm's Law. 6. Electrical Measurements—Meters. 7. Power. 8. DC Circuits. 9. Magnetism. 10. Inductance. 11. Capacitance. Part II: AC CIRCUITS. 12. Alternating Current. 13. AC Measurements. 14. Resistive AC Circuits. 15. Capacitive AC Circuits. 16. Inductive AC Circuits. 17. Resonance Circuits. 18. Transformers. Part III: SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES 181. 19. Semiconductor Fundamentals. 20. PN Junction Diodes. 21. Zener Diodes. 22. Bipolar Transistors. 23. Field Effect Transistors (FETs). 24. Thyristors. 25. Integrated Circuits. 26. Optoelectric Devices. Part IV: LINEAR ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS. 27. Power Supplies. 28. Amplifier Basics. 29. Amplifier Applications. 30. Oscillators. 31. Waveshaping Circuits. Part V: DIGITAL ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS 313. 32. Binary Number System. 33. Basic Logic Gates. 34. Simplifying Logic Circuits 330. 35. Sequential Logic Circuits 338. 36. Combinational Logic Circuits. 37. Microcomputer Basics. Part VI: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. 38. Printed Circuit Board Fabrication. 39. Printed Circuit Board Assembly and Repair. 40. Basic Troubleshooting. Glossary. Self-Test Answers. Appendix 1: Electronics Abbreviations. Appendix 2: Periodic Table of Elements. Appendix 3: The Greek Alphabet. Appendix 4: Metric Prefixes Used in Electronics. Appendix 5: Resistor Color Codes. Appendix 6: Capacitor Color Code. Appendix 7: Electronics Symbols. Appendix 8: Semiconductor Schematic Symbols. Appendix 9: Digital Logic Symbols. Appendix 10: DC and AC Circuit Formulas. Index.

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