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Electronics for Electricians



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CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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This is the 6th edition with a publication date of 5/13/2011.

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The Sixth Edition of ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS is a practical and relevant guide for anyone preparing for a career in industrial settings. With its updated graphics and increased coverage of important topics, this book helps readers understand components and circuits in terms of how they work, what they do, how to use them, and how to test them. Review questions and problems in every chapter expose readers to the electronic devices commonly found in industry, as well as the circuit applications of those devices.

Table of Contents

The Oscilloscope
Power Rating and Heat Sinking Components
Junction Diodes
Light-Emitting-Diodes (LEDs) and Photodiodes
Single-Phase Rectifiers
The Polyphase Rectifier
Special Diodes
The Transistor
The Transistor Switch
The Transistor Amplifier
The Darlington Amplifier
Field Effect Transistors
Current Generators
The Unijunction Transistor
The SCR in a DC Circuit
The SCR in an AC Current
Phase Shifting an SCR
UJT Phase Shifting for an SCR
SCR Control of a Full-Wave Rectifier
A Solid-State Alarm with Battery Backup
The Diac and Silicon Bilateral Switch
The Triac
Phase Shifting the Triac
Other Methods of AC Voltage Control
The Solid-State Relay
The Oscillator
The DC to DC Voltage Double
The Off-Delay Timer
The On-Delay Timer
The Pulse Timer
The 555 Timer
The 555 Timer Used as an Oscillator
The 555 On-Delay Timer
The 555 Pulse Timer
Above and Below-Ground Power Supplies
The Operational Amplifier
The 741 Op Amp Level Detector
The 741 Operational Amplifier Used as an Oscillator
Voltage Regulators
Digital Logic
The Bounceless Switches. Circuit Applications
Design of Circuit #1 (Photodetector)
Design of Circuit #2 (Animal Feeder)
Design of Circuit #3 (Solid-State Pushbutton Control)
Design of Circuit #4 (Electronic Locks)
Design of Circuit #5 (Solid-State Thermostat)
Testing Solid-State Components
Testing a Diode
Testing a Transistor
Testing a Unijunction Transistor
Testing a SCR
Testing a Triac
Ohm''s Law Formulas
Parts List
Schematic Symbols
Conversation Factors for Sine-Wave Voltages
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