Essentials of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/22/2004
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL

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With sound, practically-oriented coverage of all the basic concepts in electrical engineering, the second edition of this book represents the best balanced general introduction to the field available. It superbly integrates conceptual discussions with current, relevant technological applications.This text clearly presents the fundamentals in the context of various applications from all engineering fields. It also introduces and utilizes the latest technologies to illustrate how modern technologies are interdisciplinary. Chapter topics include circuits, transient analysis, steady state power analysis, operational amplifiers, and more.For anyone who wants to use a self-study approach to learn the fundamentals of electrical engineering.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts
DC Circuits
Ohm's Law
Kirchhoff's Law
Single-Loop Circuits
Single-Node-Pair Circuits
Resistor Combinations
Nodal Analysis
Loop and Mesh Analysis
Source Exchange
Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems
Measurements and the Wheatstone Bridge
Transient Analysis
Capacitors and Inductors
First Order Circuits
Second-Order Circuits
AC Steady State Analysis
Sinusoidal Functions
The Sinusoidal Function/Complex Number Connection
Phasor Relationships for Circuit Elements
Impedance and Admittance
Y & Delta; Transformations
Basic Analysis Using Kirchhoff's Laws
Nodal Analysis
Mesh and Loop Analysis
Source Transformation
Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems
Nonsinusoidal Steady State Response
Steady State Power Analysis
Instantaneous Power
Average Power
Effective or RMS Values
The Power Factor
Complex Power
Power Factor Correction
Typical Residential AC Power Circuits
Three-Phase Circuits
Magnetically Coupled Circuits and Transformers
Magnetic Circuits
Mutual Inductance
The Linear Transformer
The Ideal Transformer
Transformer Applications
Network Frequency Characteristics
Sinusoidal Frequency Analysis
Passive Filter Networks
Resonant Circuits
Introduction to Electronics
Energy and Power
Analog and Digital Systems; Signals and Pulses
Analog Systems; Amplifiers and Gain
Modulation and Demodulation; Encoding and Decoding
Digital Systems; Information, Sampling and Logic Gates
Electronic Instrumentation and Measurement Systems
Operational Amplifiers (OpAmps)
The Ideal Op Amp
The Noninverting Amplifier
The Unity-Gain Buffer
The Inverting Amplifier
The Principle of Negative Feedback
The Differential Amplifier
The Summing Circuit
The Integrator
The Active Filter
The Current-to-Voltage Convertor
The Nonideal Op-Amp
Semiconductors, Diodes, and Power Supplies
P- and N- Type Semiconductors
Current Conduction in Semiconductors
The p-n Junction Diode
Diode Circuit Models
Power Supply Circuits
Wave Shaping: Clippers and Clampers
The Zener or Avalanche Diode
Load Lines and Graphical Solutions
Photodiodes and Light Emitting Diodes
Transistor Fundamentals: Switches, Large-Signal Amplifiers and Power Electronics
MOSFET Fundamentals
MOSFET Output Curves and Regions of Operation
The NOT Gate: MOSFET Implementation
Other FET Types
Large Signal Amplifiers: Using the MOSFET
BJT Fundamentals
BJT Output Curves
The NOT Gate: BJT Implemenatation
Large-Signal Amplifiers: Using the BJT
Power and Voltage Limits of MOSFETs and BJTs
Thyristors, Silicon-Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) and Motor Control
Small Signal Transistor Amplifiers
General Linear Two-Port Models
The MOSFET Small-Signal Model
MOSFET Amplifier Circuits: Small-Signal Analysis
Voltage Gain Loss at the Input
The BJT Small-Signal Model
BJT Amplifier Circuits: Small Signal Analysis
Multi-Stage Amplifiers
Digital Logic Circuits
Number Systems
Boolean Algebra
Truth Tables
Switching Networks
Canonical Forms
Function Minimization
Combinatorial Logic Design
Sequential Logic Circuits
Digital Electronic Logic Gates
Review of Ideal Logic Gates
Real Logic Gates: Speed
Basic Logic Gates Using Relays
Basic Logic Gates Using MOSFETs
Basic Logic Gates Using BJTs
Electromechanical Systems
DC Machines
Fundamental Concepts
A Simple Rotating Machine
The Basic DC Machine
Equivalent Circuits and Analysis
AC Polyphase Machines
The Revolving Magnetic Field
The Polyphase Induction Machine: Balanced Operation
The Polyphase Synchronous Machine: Balanced Operation
AC Machine Applications
Complex Numbers
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