Electric Circuits Fundamentals

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-06-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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The 8th edition of this acclaimed book provides practical coverage of electric circuits. Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a design and page layout that enhances visual interest and ease of use. The organization provides a logical flow of subject matter and the pedagogical features assure maximum comprehension. Some key features include: "Symptom/Cause" problems, and exercises on Multisim circuits on CD-ROM. Key terms glossary-Furnished at the end of each chapter. Vivid illustrations. Numerous examples in each chapter-Illustrate major concepts, theorems, and methods. For professionals with a career in electronics, engineering, technical sales, field service, industrial manufacturing, service shop repair, and/or technical writing.

Table of Contents

DC Circuits
Quantities and Units
Scientific and Engineering Notation
Units and Metric Prefixes
Metric Unit Conversions
Measured Numbers
Electrical Safety
Voltage, Current, and Resistance
Electrical Charge
The Electric Circuit
Basic Circuit Measurements Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
Ohmrsquo;s Law, Energy, and Power
Ohmrsquo;s Law
Application of Ohmrsquo;s Law
Energy and Power
Power in an Electric Circuit
The Power Rating of Resistors
Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistance
Power Supplies
Introduction to Troubleshooting Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
Series Circuits
Resistors in Series
Total Series Resistance
Current in a Series Circuit
Application of Ohmrsquo;s Law
Voltage Sources in Series
Kirchhoffrsquo;s Voltage Law
Voltage Dividers
Power in Series Circuits
Voltage Measurements
Troubleshooting Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
Parallel Circuits
Resistors in Parallel
Total Parallel Resistance
Voltage in a Parallel Circuit
Application of Ohmrsquo;s Law
Kirchhoffrsquo;s Current Law
Current Dividers
Power in Parallel Circuits
Troubleshooting Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work
Series-Parallel Circuits
Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships
Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits
Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads
Loading Effect of a Voltmeter
The Wheatstone Bridge
Theveninrsquo;s Theorem
The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
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