Preface | p. vii |

Careers in Electronics | p. xii |

Using a Calculator | p. xvi |

Safety Precautions | p. xix |

Dc Circuits | p. 1 |

Fundamentals of Electricity | p. 3 |

Matter, Elements, and Compounds | p. 4 |

A Closer Look at Atoms | p. 5 |

Current | p. 7 |

Voltage | p. 7 |

Resistance | p. 8 |

Current | p. 10 |

Electrical Charge | p. 10 |

Current Flow | p. 11 |

Scientific Notation | p. 13 |

Voltage | p. 17 |

Voltage Sources | p. 17 |

Cells and Batteries | p. 21 |

Connecting Cells and Batteries | p. 24 |

Voltage Rises and Voltage Drops | p. 27 |

Ground as a Voltage Reference Level | p. 28 |

Resistance | p. 31 |

Resistance | p. 31 |

Conductance | p. 32 |

Resistors | p. 32 |

Resistor Identification | p. 37 |

Connecting Resistors | p. 40 |

Connecting Resistors in Series | p. 40 |

Connecting Resistors in Parallel | p. 41 |

Connecting Resistors in Series and Parallel | p. 43 |

Ohm's Law | p. 49 |

Electric Circuits | p. 49 |

Ohm's Law | p. 51 |

Application of Ohm's Law | p. 53 |

Kirchhoff's Current Law | p. 57 |

Kirchhoff's Voltage Law | p. 58 |

Electrical Measurements-Meters | p. 61 |

Introduction to Meters | p. 62 |

Types of Meters | p. 63 |

Multimeters | p. 64 |

Measuring Current | p. 65 |

Measuring Voltage | p. 67 |

Measuring Resistance | p. 68 |

Reading Meter Scales | p. 70 |

Power | p. 75 |

Power | p. 75 |

Power Application (Circuit Analysis) | p. 76 |

DC Circuits | p. 80 |

Series Circuits | p. 80 |

Parallel Circuits | p. 82 |

Series-Parallel Circuits | p. 84 |

Voltage Dividers | p. 88 |

Wheatstone Bridge | p. 93 |

Magnetism | p. 96 |

Magnetic Fields | p. 97 |

Electricity and Magnetism | p. 99 |

Magnetic Induction | p. 101 |

Magnetic and Electromagnetic Applications | p. 104 |

Inductance | p. 110 |

Inductance | p. 110 |

Inductors | p. 111 |

L/R Time Constants | p. 113 |

Capacitance | p. 116 |

Capacitance | p. 116 |

Capacitors | p. 117 |

RC Time Constants | p. 120 |

AC Circuits | p. 123 |

Alternating Current | p. 125 |

Generating Alternating Current | p. 126 |

AC Values | p. 128 |

Nonsinusoidal Waveforms | p. 130 |

AC Measurements | p. 133 |

AC Meters | p. 133 |

Oscilloscopes | p. 136 |

Frequency Counters | p. 139 |

Bode Plotters | p. 140 |

Resistive AC Circuits | p. 142 |

Basic AC Resistive Circuits | p. 142 |

Series AC Circuits | p. 143 |

Parallel AC Circuits | p. 145 |

Power in AC Circuits | p. 146 |

Capacitive AC Circuits | p. 148 |

Capacitors in AC Circuits | p. 148 |

Applications of Capacitive Circuits | p. 151 |

Inductive AC Circuits | p. 155 |

Inductance in AC Circuits | p. 155 |

Applications of Inductive Circuits | p. 158 |

Resonance Circuits | p. 161 |

Reactance in Series Circuits | p. 161 |

Reactance in Parallel Circuits | p. 165 |

Power | p. 167 |

Introduction to Resonance | p. 168 |

Transformers | p. 171 |

Electromagnetic Induction | p. 171 |

Mutual Inductance | p. 172 |

Turns Ratio | p. 173 |

Applications | p. 175 |

Semiconductor Devices | p. 181 |

Semiconductor Fundamentals | p. 183 |

Semiconduction in Germanium and Silicon | p. 184 |

Conduction in Pure Germanium and Silicon | p. 186 |

Conduction in Doped Germanium and Silicon | p. 187 |

PN Junction Diodes | p. 191 |

PN Junctions | p. 191 |

Diode Biasing | p. 193 |

Diode Characteristics | p. 194 |

Diode Construction Techniques | p. 195 |

Testing PN Junction Diodes | p. 197 |

Zener Diodes | p. 199 |

Zener Diode Characteristics | p. 199 |

Zener Diode Ratings | p. 200 |

Voltage Regulation with Zener Diodes | p. 201 |

Testing Zener Diodes | p. 202 |

Bipolar Transistors | p. 204 |

Transistor Construction | p. 204 |

Transistor Types and Packaging | p. 206 |

Basic Transistor Operation | p. 206 |

Transistor Testing | p. 208 |

Transistor Substitution | p. 209 |

Field Effect Transistors (FETs) | p. 213 |

Junction FETs | p. 213 |

Depletion Insulated Gate FETs (MOSFETs) | p. 216 |

Enhancement Insulated Gate FETs (MOSFETs) | p. 218 |

MOSFET Safety Precautions | p. 220 |

Testing FETs | p. 220 |

Thyristors | p. 223 |

Silicon-Controlled Rectifiers | p. 223 |

TRIACs | p. 226 |

Bidirectional Trigger Diodes | p. 228 |

Testing Thyristors | p. 229 |

Integrated Circuits | p. 232 |

Introduction to Integrated Circuits | p. 233 |

Integrated Circuit Construction Techniques | p. 234 |

Integrated Circuit Packaging | p. 236 |

Optoelectric Devices | p. 239 |

Basic Principles of Light | p. 240 |

Light-Sensitive Devices | p. 240 |

Light-Emitting Devices | p. 244 |

Linear Electronic Circuits | p. 247 |

Power Supplies | p. 249 |

Transformers | p. 250 |

Rectifier Circuits | p. 250 |

Filter Circuits | p. 253 |

Voltage Regulators | p. 256 |

Voltage Multipliers | p. 261 |

Circuit-Protection Devices | p. 263 |

Amplifier Basics | p. 267 |

Amplifier Configurations | p. 267 |

Amplifier Biasing | p. 269 |

Amplifier Coupling | p. 273 |

Amplifier Applications | p. 277 |

Direct-Coupled Amplifiers | p. 277 |

Audio Amplifiers | p. 280 |

Video Amplifiers | p. 282 |

RF and IF Amplifiers | p. 285 |

Operational Amplifiers | p. 287 |

Oscillators | p. 293 |

Fundamentals of Oscillators | p. 293 |

Sinusoidal Oscillators | p. 294 |

Nonsinusoidal Oscillators | p. 298 |

Waveshaping Circuits | p. 302 |

Nonsinusoidal Waveforms | p. 302 |

Waveshaping Circuits | p. 305 |

Special-Purpose Circuits | p. 309 |

Digital Electronic Circuits | p. 313 |

Binary Number System | p. 315 |

Binary Numbers | p. 315 |

Binary and Decimal Conversion | p. 317 |

BCD Code | p. 319 |

Basic Logic Gates | p. 321 |

AND Gate | p. 321 |

OR Gate | p. 322 |

NOT Gate | p. 323 |

NAND Gate | p. 323 |

NOR Gate | p. 324 |

Exclusive OR and NOR Gates | p. 325 |

Buffer | p. 327 |

Simplifying Logic Circuits | p. 330 |

Veitch Diagrams | p. 330 |

Karnaugh Maps | p. 333 |

Sequential Logic Circuits | p. 338 |

Flip-Flops | p. 339 |

Counters | p. 342 |

Shift Registers | p. 345 |

Memory | p. 351 |

Combinational Logic Circuits | p. 356 |

Encoders | p. 356 |

Decoders | p. 358 |

Multiplexers | p. 360 |

Arithmetic Circuits | p. 363 |

Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs) | p. 368 |

Microcomputer Basics | p. 371 |

Computer Basics | p. 372 |

Microprocessor Architecture | p. 375 |

Microcontrollers | p. 378 |

Practical Applications | p. 383 |

Printed Circuit Board Fabrication | p. 385 |

Fundamentals | p. 385 |

Schematic Diagram | p. 389 |

Breadboarding | p. 395 |

Laying Out Printed Circuit Boards | p. 396 |

Transferring Designs | p. 402 |

Etching Printed Circuit Boards | p. 403 |

Preparing the Etched Printed Circuit Board | p. 405 |

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) | p. 406 |

Printed Circuit Board Assembly and Repair | p. 415 |

Electronics Technician Toolbox | p. 416 |

Electronic Test Equipment | p. 421 |

Solder and Soldering Irons | p. 424 |

Soldering a Printed Circuit Board | p. 427 |

Analyzing Soldered Connections | p. 433 |

Protective Coatings | p. 434 |

Safety Precautions | p. 435 |

Electrostatic Discharge | p. 438 |

Basic Troubleshooting | p. 444 |

Tools for Troubleshooting | p. 444 |

Isolation Techniques for Effective Troubleshooting | p. 448 |

Common Types of Defects | p. 449 |

Troubleshooting Tips | p. 452 |

Documentation | p. 452 |

Glossary | p. 455 |

Self-Test Answers | p. 467 |

Appendices | p. 503 |

Electronics Abbreviations | p. 503 |

Periodic Table of Elements | p. 504 |

The Greek Alphabet | p. 505 |

Metric Prefixes Used in Electronics | p. 506 |

Resistor Color Codes | p. 507 |

Capacitor Color Code | p. 508 |

Electronics Symbols | p. 511 |

Semiconductor Schematic Symbols | p. 512 |

Digital Logic Symbols | p. 513 |

DC and AC Circuit Formulas | p. 514 |

Index | p. 515 |

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