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Teach yourself electricity and electronics

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2006.
Series: Teach yourself.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Great for preparing for licensing exams, previous editions of this guide have been prized by thousands of students and professionals for the book's uniquely thorough coverage, ranging from dc and ac concepts and circuits to semiconductors and integrated circuits. Packed with more than 500 learning-enhanced illustrations, practical examples, and self-quizzes and tests, this matchless reference: * Helps you solve  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Gibilisco
ISBN: 0071459332 9780071459334 9780071483070 0071483071
OCLC Number: 64097228
Description: xvi, 699 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Direct Current --
1. Basic Physical Concepts --
Atoms --
Protons, Neutrons, and Atomic Numbers --
Isotopes and Atomic Weights --
Electrons --
Ions --
Compounds --
Molecules --
Conductors --
Insulators --
Resistors --
Semiconductors --
Current --
Static Electricity --
Electromotive Force --
Nonelectrical Energy --
2. Electrical Units --
Volt --
Current Flow --
Ampere --
Resistance and the Ohm --
Conductance and the Siemens --
Power and the Watt --
Word about Notation --
Energy and the Watt-Hour --
Other Energy Units --
Alternating Current and the Hertz --
Rectification and Pulsating Direct Current --
Safety Considerations in Electrical Work --
Magnetism --
Magnetic Units --
3. Measuring Devices --
Electromagnetic Deflection --
Electrostatic Deflection --
Thermal Heating --
Ammeters --
Voltmeters --
Ohmmeters --
Multimeters --
FET Voltmeters --
Wattmeters --
Watt-Hour Meters --
Digital Readout Meters --
Frequency Counters --
Other Meter Types --
4. Direct-Current Circuit Basics --
Schematic Symbols --
Schematic and Wiring Diagrams --
Voltage/Current/Resistance Circuits --
Ohm's Law --
Current Calculations --
Voltage Calculations --
Resistance Calculations --
Power Calculations --
Resistances in Series --
Resistances in Parallel --
Division of Power --
Resistances in Series-Parallel --
5. Direct-Current Circuit Analysis --
Current through Series Resistances --
Voltages across Series Resistances --
Voltage across Parallel Resistances --
Currents through Parallel Resistances --
Power Distribution in Series Circuits --
Power Distribution in Parallel Circuits --
Kirchhoff's First Law --
Kirchhoff's Second Law --
Voltage Divider Networks --
6. Resistors --
Purpose of the Resistor --
Fixed Resistors --
Potentiometer --
Decibel --
Resistor Specifications --
7. Cells and Batteries.
Series Title: Teach yourself.
Responsibility: Stan Gibilisco.
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A fully updated and revised edition of a classic resource/self-teaching guide for anybody who wants to learn basic electricity, electronics and communications principles. This book is being used as  Read more...

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