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Electric Circuits Fundamentals

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Edition:
6th
ISBN13:

9780131111394

ISBN10:
0131111396
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2004
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div

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Summary

This book is designed to help readers obtain a thorough understanding of the basic principles of electric circuits. It provides a practical coverage of electric circuits (DC/AC) and an introduction to electronic devices that technician-level readers can readily understand. Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a full-color layout that enhances visual interest and ease of use. This acclaimed book covers all the basics of DC and AC circuits. Safety tips, key terms, and a comprehensive set of appendices are included. An important reference tool for service shop technicians, industrial manufacturing technicians, laboratory technicians, field service technicians, engineering assistants and associate engineers, technical writers, and those in technical sales.

Table of Contents

DC Circuits
Components, Quantities, and Unitsp. 2
Electrical Components and Measuring Instrumentsp. 4
Electrical and Magnetic Unitsp. 9
Scientific Notationp. 10
Engineering Notation and Metric Prefixesp. 15
Metric Unit Conversionsp. 18
Voltage, Current, and Resistance in Electric Circuitsp. 26
Atomsp. 28
Electrical Chargep. 32
Voltagep. 34
Currentp. 37
Resistancep. 39
The Electric Circuitp. 48
Basic Circuit Measurementsp. 55
Electrical Safetyp. 62
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 65
Ohm's Law, Energy, and Powerp. 78
Ohm's Lawp. 80
Application of Ohm's Lawp. 84
Energy and Powerp. 90
Power in an Electric Circuitp. 93
The Power Rating of Resistorsp. 96
Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistancep. 100
Power Suppliesp. 101
Introduction to Troubleshootingp. 103
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 106
Series Circuitsp. 120
Resistors in Seriesp. 122
Current in a Series Circuitp. 124
Total Series Resistancep. 126
Ohm's Law in Series Circuitsp. 130
Voltage Sources in Seriesp. 135
Kirchhoff's Voltage Lawp. 137
Voltage Dividersp. 141
Power in a Series Circuitp. 148
Circuit Groundp. 150
Troubleshootingp. 154
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 158
Parallel Circuitsp. 174
Resistors in Parallelp. 176
Voltage in Parallel Circuitsp. 179
Kirchhoff's Current Lawp. 180
Total Parallel Resistancep. 184
Ohm's Law in Parallel Circuitsp. 191
Current Dividersp. 195
Power in Parallel Circuitsp. 199
Troubleshootingp. 201
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 205
Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 222
Identifying Series-Parallel Relationshipsp. 224
Analysis of Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 229
Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loadsp. 237
Loading Effect of a Voltmeterp. 242
The Wheatstone Bridgep. 245
Thevenin's Theoremp. 250
The Superposition Theoremp. 262
Troubleshootingp. 264
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 269
Magnetism and Electromagnetismp. 288
The Magnetic Fieldp. 290
Electromagnetismp. 294
Electromagnetic Devicesp. 300
Magnetic Hysteresisp. 304
Electromagnetic Inductionp. 306
Applications of Electromagnetic Inductionp. 310
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 314
Ac Circuits
Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltagep. 324
The Sine Wavep. 326
Sinusoidal Voltage Sourcesp. 331
Voltage and Current Values of Sine Wavesp. 335
Angular Measurement of a Sine Wavep. 339
The Sine Wave Formulap. 343
Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws in AC Circuitsp. 346
Superimposed DC and AC Voltagesp. 348
Nonsinusoidal Waveformsp. 350
The Oscilloscopep. 357
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 364
Capacitorsp. 380
The Basic Capacitorp. 382
Types of Capacitorsp. 389
Series Capacitorsp. 395
Parallel Capacitorsp. 399
Capacitors in DC Circuitsp. 401
Capacitors in AC Circuitsp. 409
Capacitor Applicationsp. 415
Testing Capacitorsp. 419
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 422
RC Circuitsp. 438
Sinusoidal Response of RC Circuitsp. 440
Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RC Circuitsp. 441
Analysis of Series RC Circuitsp. 443
Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RC Circuitsp. 450
Analysis of Parallel RC Circuitsp. 453
Series-Parallel Analysisp. 458
Power in RC Circuitsp. 463
Basic Applicationsp. 467
Troubleshootingp. 477
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 482
Inductorsp. 500
The Basic Inductorp. 502
Types of Inductorsp. 507
Series Inductorsp. 508
Parallel Inductorsp. 509
Inductors in DC Circuitsp. 511
Inductors in AC Circuitsp. 521
Inductor Applicationsp. 527
Testing Inductorsp. 528
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 529
RL Circuitsp. 540
Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuitsp. 542
Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RL Circuitsp. 543
Analysis of Series RL Circuitsp. 545
Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RL Circuitsp. 550
Analysis of Parallel RL Circuitsp. 553
Series-Parallel Analysisp. 556
Power in RL Circuitsp. 559
Basic Applicationsp. 563
Troubleshootingp. 569
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 574
RLC Circuits and Resonancep. 588
Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RLC Circuitsp. 590
Analysis of Series RLC Circuitsp. 591
Series Resonancep. 596
Series Resonant Filtersp. 603
Parallel RLC Circuitsp. 612
Parallel Resonancep. 617
Parallel Resonant Filtersp. 625
Applicationsp. 631
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 634
Transformersp. 646
Mutual Inductancep. 648
The Basic Transformerp. 649
Step-Up Transformersp. 653
Step-Down Transformersp. 654
Loading the Secondaryp. 655
Reflected Loadp. 657
Matching the Load and Source Resistancesp. 660
The Transformer as an Isolation Devicep. 663
Nonideal Transformer Characteristicsp. 664
Other Types of Transformersp. 667
Troubleshootingp. 671
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 674
Pulse Response of Reactive Circuitsp. 686
The RC Integratorp. 688
Single-Pulse Response of RC Integratorsp. 689
Repetitive-Pulse Response of RC Integratorsp. 694
Single-Pulse Response of RC Differentiatorsp. 699
Repetitive-Pulse Response of RC Differentiatorsp. 704
Pulse Response of RL Integratorsp. 706
Pulse Response of RL Differentiatorsp. 711
Applicationsp. 715
Troubleshootingp. 718
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 720
Appendices
Table of Standard Resistor Valuesp. 1
Batteriesp. 2
Capacitor Color Coding and Markingp. 5
The Current Source, Norton's Theorem, and Millman's Theoremp. 9
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problemsp. 15
Glossaryp. 24
Indexp. 31
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