9780071775342

Electricity Demystified, Second Edition

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    9780071775342

  • ISBN10:

    007177534X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/10/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Add some SPARK to your study of ELECTRICITY Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electricity? Problem solved! Electricity DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, makes it shockingly easy to learn the basic concepts. Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering direct current (DC), voltage, resistance, circuits, cells, and batteries. The book goes on to discuss alternating current (AC), power supplies, wire, and cable. Magnetism and electromagnetic effects are also addressed. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Ohm's law, power, and energy Kirchhoff's laws Electrochemical energy Electricity in the home Protecting electronic equipment Electromagnetic deflection, fields, and interference Practical magnetism Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electricity DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition, powers up your understanding of this essential subject.

Table of Contents

PART I: DIRECT CURRENT
1. A Circuit Sampler
2. Charge, Current, Voltage, and Resistance
3. Ohm's Law, Power, and Energy
4. Simple DC Circuits
5. Cells and Batteries
Test: Part I
PART II: ALTERNATING CURRENT
6. What is Alternating Current
7. Electricity in the Home
8. Electrical Power Supplies
9. Wire and Cable
Test: Part II
PART III: MAGNETISM
10. What is Magnetism
11. Electromagnetic Effects
12. Practical Magnetism
Test: Part III
Final Exam
Answers to Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam
Appendix: Schematic Symbols
Suggested Additional Reading
Index

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