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Electric Circuits Fundamentals

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9780132197106

ISBN10:
0132197103
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2010
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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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

Part 1 DC Circuits
1(314)
Quantities and Units
3(20)
Scientific and Engineering Notation
4(5)
Units and Metric Prefixes
9(2)
Metric Unit Conversions
11(2)
Measured Numbers
13(3)
Electrical Safety
16(7)
Voltage, Current, and Resistance
23(50)
Atoms
24(3)
Electrical Charge
27(2)
Voltage
29(6)
Current
35(3)
Resistance
38(9)
The Electric Circuit
47(7)
Basic Circuit Measurements
54(19)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
61(12)
Ohm's Law, Energy, and Power
73(38)
Ohm's Law
74(4)
Application of Ohm's Law
78(5)
Energy and Power
83(3)
Power in an Electric Circuit
86(2)
The Power Rating of Resistors
88(3)
Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistance
91(1)
Power Supplies
92(3)
Introduction to Troubleshooting
95(16)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
98(13)
Series Circuits
111(54)
Resistors in Series
112(2)
Total Series Resistance
114(4)
Current in a Series Circuit
118(2)
Application of Ohm's Law
120(4)
Voltage Sources in Series
124(3)
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
127(4)
Voltage Dividers
131(6)
Power in Series Circuits
137(2)
Voltage Measurements
139(4)
Troubleshooting
143(22)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
147(18)
Parallel Circuits
165(49)
Resistors in Parallel
166(3)
Total Parallel Resistance
169(5)
Voltage in a Parallel Circuit
174(2)
Application of Ohm's Law
176(4)
Kirchhoff's Current Law
180(4)
Current Dividers
184(4)
Power in Parallel Circuits
188(2)
Troubleshooting
190(24)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
195(19)
Series-Parallel Circuits
214(65)
Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships
215(5)
Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits
220(7)
Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads
227(5)
Loading Effect of a Voltmeter
232(2)
The Wheatstone Bridge
234(5)
Thevenin's Theorem
239(8)
The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
247(2)
The Superposition Theorem
249(5)
Troubleshooting
254(25)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
258(21)
Magnetism and Electromagnetism
279(36)
The Magnetic Field
280(4)
Electromagnetism
284(6)
Electromagnetic Devices
290(7)
Magnetic Hysteresis
297(2)
Electromagnetic Induction
299(3)
Applications of Electromagnetic Induction
302(13)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
306(9)
Part 2 AC Circuits
315(388)
Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage
317(56)
The Sinusoidal Waveform
318(5)
Sinusoidal Voltage Sources
323(4)
Voltage and Current Values of Sine Waves
327(3)
Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave
330(4)
The Sine Wave Formula
334(4)
Analysis of AC Circuits
338(2)
Superimposed DC and AC Voltages
340(2)
Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
342(7)
The Oscilloscope
349(24)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
356(17)
Capacitors
373(52)
The Basic Capacitor
374(7)
Types of Capacitors
381(5)
Series Capacitors
386(4)
Parallel Capacitors
390(2)
Capacitors in DC Circuits
392(9)
Capacitors in AC Circuits
401(5)
Capacitor Applications
406(19)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
411(14)
RC Circuits
425(57)
Sinusoidal Response of RC Circuits
426(1)
Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RC Circuits
427(2)
Analysis of Series RC Circuits
429(11)
Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RC Circuits
440(3)
Analysis of Parallel RC Circuits
443(4)
Analysis of Series-Parallel RC Circuits
447(5)
Power in RC Circuits
452(4)
Basic Applications
456(6)
Troubleshooting
462(20)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
467(15)
Inductors
482(36)
The Basic Inductor
483(5)
Types of Inductors
488(1)
Series and Parallel Inductors
489(2)
Inductors in DC Circuits
491(10)
Inductors in AC Circuits
501(5)
Inductor Applications
506(12)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
508(10)
RL Circuits
518(45)
Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuits
519(1)
Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RL Circuits
520(2)
Analysis of Series RL Circuits
522(9)
Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RL Circuits
531(3)
Analysis of Parallel RL Circuits
534(2)
Analysis of Series-Parallel RL Circuits
536(4)
Power in RL Circuits
540(3)
Basic Applications
543(3)
Troubleshooting
546(17)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
550(13)
RLC Circuits and Resonance
563(53)
Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RLC Circuits
564(1)
Analysis of Series RLC Circuits
565(5)
Series Resonance
570(7)
Series Resonant Filters
577(8)
Parallel RLC Circuits
585(5)
Parallel Resonance
590(8)
Parallel Resonant Filters
598(5)
Applications
603(13)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
607(9)
Transformers
616(36)
Mutual Inductance
617(1)
The Basic Transformer
618(4)
Step-Up and Step-Down Transformers
622(3)
Loading the Secondary
625(2)
Reflected Load
627(2)
Impedance Matching
629(3)
Nonideal Transformer Characteristics
632(3)
Tapped and Multiple-Winding Transformers
635(3)
Troubleshooting
638(14)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
640(12)
Time Response of Reactive Circuits
652(51)
The RC Integrator
653(1)
Response of RC Integrators to a Single Pulse
654(5)
Response of RC Integrators to Repetitive Pulses
659(4)
Response of RC Differentiators to a Single Pulse
663(5)
Response of RC Differentiators to Repetitive Pulses
668(2)
Response of RL Integrators to Pulse Inputs
670(5)
Response of RL Differentiators to Pulse Inputs
675(3)
Applications
678(3)
Troubleshooting
681(12)
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
683(10)
APPENDICES
A Table of Standard Resistor Values
693(1)
B Capacitor Color Coding and Marking
694(4)
C Norton's Theorem and Millman's Theorem
698(5)
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems 703(9)
Glossary 712(6)
Index 718


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