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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition

Up-to-date, easy-to-follow coverage of electricity and electronics

Price: $34.95

Product Code: 9780071741354

ISBN: 9780071741354

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Binding: Paperback

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

In Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 5th Edition, a master teacher provides step-by-step lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications. Detailed illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions make it easy to learn the material quickly. This fully revised resource starts with the basics and takes you through advanced applications, such as communications systems and robotics. Solve current-voltage-resistance-impedance problems, make power calculations, optimize system performance, and prepare for licensing exams with help from this hands-on guide.

Updated for the latest technological trends:

  • Wireless systems
  • Fiber Optics
  • Lasers
  • Space Communications
  • Mechatronics

Comprehensive coverage includes:

  • Direct-Current Circuit Basics and Analysis
  • Resistors
  • Cells and Batteries
  • Magnetism
  • Inductance
  • Capacitance
  • Phase
  • Inductive and Capacitive Reactance
  • Impedance and Admittance
  • Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis, Power, and Resonance
  • Transformers and Impedance Matching
  • Semiconductors
  • Diode Applications
  • Power Supplies
  • Bipolar and Field-Effect Transistors
  • Amplifiers and Oscillators
  • Digital and Computer Basics
  • Antennas for RF Communications
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Electron Tubes
  • Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation
  • Acoustics and Audio Fundamentals
  • Advanced Communications Systems

Table of Contents:

  • 1. Background Physics
  • 2. Electrical Units
  • 3. Measuring Devices
  • 4. Direct-Current Circuit Basics
  • 5. Direct-Current Circuit Analysis
  • 6. Resistors
  • 7. Cells and Batteries
  • 8. Magnetism
  • 9. Alternating-Current Basics
  • 10. Inductance
  • 11. Capacitance
  • 12. Phase
  • 13. Inductive Reactance
  • 14. Capacitive Reactance
  • 15. Impedance and Admittance
  • 16. Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis
  • 17. Alternating-Current Power and Resonance
  • 18. Transformers and Impedance Matching
  • 19. Introduction to Semiconductors
  • 20. Diode Applications
  • 21. Power Supplies
  • 22. The Bipolar Transistor
  • 23. The Field-Effect Transistor
  • 24. Amplifiers and Oscillators
  • 25. Wireless Transmitters and Receivers
  • 26. Digital and Computer Basics
  • 27. Antennas for RF Communications
  • 28. Integrated Circuits
  • 29. Electron Tubes
  • 30. Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation
  • 31. Acoustics and Audio Fundamentals
  • 32. Advanced Communications Systems
  • 33. Laser Fundamentals
  • 34. A Mechatronics Sampler

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