Grob's Basic Electronics

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  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/13/2015
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Grob’s Basic Electronics, Twelvth Edition, is written for the beginning student pursuing a technical degree in Electronics Technology. In covering the fundamentals of electricity and electronics, this text focuses on essential topics for the technician, and the all-important development of testing and troubleshooting skills.

This highly practical approach combines clear, carefully-laid-out explanations of key topics with good, worked-out examples and problems to solve. Review problems that follow each section reinforce the material just completed, making this a very student-friendly text. It is a thoroughly accessible introduction to basic DC and AC circuits and electronic devices.

This longtime best-selling text has been refined, updated and made more student friendly. The focus on absolutely essential knowledge for technicians, and focus on real-world applications of these basic concepts makes it ideal for today’s technology students. Click for Sample Chapter

Table of Contents

I Introduction to Powers of 10

Chapter 1 Electricity

Chapter 2 Resistors

Chapter 3 Ohm’s Law Sample Chapter

Chapter 4 Series Circuits

Chapter 5 Parallel Circuits

Chapter 6 Series-Parallel Circuits

Chapter 7 Voltage Dividers and Current Dividers

Chapter 8 Analog and Digital Multimeters

Chapter 9 Kirchhoff ’s Laws

Chapter 10 Network Theorems

Chapter 11 Conductors and Insulators

Chapter 12 Batteries

Chapter 13 Magnetism

Chapter 14 Electromagnetism

Chapter 15 Alternating Voltage and Current

Chapter 16 Capacitance

Chapter 17 Capacitive Reactance

Chapter 18 Capacitive Circuits

Chapter 19 Inductance

Chapter 20 Inductive Reactance

Chapter 21 Inductive Circuits

Chapter 22 RC and L/R Time Constants

Chapter 23 Alternating Current Circuits

Chapter 24 Complex Numbers for AC Circuits

Chapter 25 Resonance

Chapter 26 Filters

Chapter 27 Diodes and Diode Applications

Chapter 28 Bipolar Junction Transistors

Chapter 29 Transistor Amplifiers

Chapter 30 Field Effect Transistors

Chapter 31 Power Amplifi ers

Chapter 32 Thyristors

Chapter 33 Operational Amplifiers

Appendix A Electrical Symbols and Abbreviations

Appendix B Solder and the Soldering Process

Appendix C Listing of Preferred Resistance Values

Appendix D Component Schematic Symbols

Appendix E Using the Oscilloscope

Appendix F Introduction to MultiSim


Answers Self-Tests

Answers Odd-Numbered Problems and Critical Thinking Problems

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