Principles of Electric Circuits: Conventional Current Version

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  • Edition: 8th
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  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
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The eighth edition of this best-selling dc/ac circuits text represents significant positive changes for instructors and students alike. As in prior editions, Principles of Electric Circuits, Eighth Edition, retains its best features: Comprehensive, straightforward coverage of the basics of electrical components and circuits, Clear explanations and applications of fundamental circuit laws and analysis in a variety of basic circuits, with an emphasis on applications, Extensive troubleshooting coverage.

Table of Contents

Quantities and Unitsp. 1
Units of Measurementp. 2
Scientific Notationp. 4
Engineering Notation and Metric Prefixesp. 7
Metric Unit Conversionsp. 10
Voltage, Current, and Resistancep. 16
Atomic Structurep. 17
Electrical Chargep. 21
Voltage, Current, and Resistancep. 23
Voltage and Current Sourcesp. 26
Resistorsp. 32
The Electric Circuitp. 40
Basic Circuit Measurementsp. 49
Electrical Safetyp. 55
A Circuit Applicationp. 57
Ohm's Lawp. 72
The Relationship of Current, Voltage, and Resistancep. 73
Calculating Currentp. 77
Calculating Voltagep. 80
Calculating Resistancep. 82
Introduction to Troubleshootingp. 84
A Circuit Applicationp. 87
Energy and Powerp. 97
Energy and Powerp. 98
Power in an Electric Circuitp. 100
Resistor Power Ratingsp. 102
Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in Resistancep. 106
Power Suppliesp. 107
A Circuit Applicationp. 109
Series Circuitsp. 117
Resistors in Seriesp. 118
Current in a Series Circuitp. 120
Total Series Resistancep. 122
Application of Ohm's Lawp. 126
Voltage Sources in Seriesp. 130
Kirchhoff's Voltage Lawp. 133
Voltage Dividersp. 137
Power in Series Circuitsp. 144
Voltage Measurementsp. 146
Troubleshootingp. 150
A Circuit Applicationp. 155
Parallel Circuitsp. 172
Resistors in Parallelp. 173
Voltage in a Parallel Circuitp. 176
Kirchhoff's Current Lawp. 178
Total Parallel Resistancep. 182
Application of Ohm's Lawp. 188
Current Sources in Parallelp. 192
Current Dividersp. 193
Power in Parallel Circuitsp. 197
Parallel Circuit Applicationsp. 199
Troubleshootingp. 204
A Circuit Applicationp. 208
Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 226
Identifying Series-Parallel Relationshipsp. 227
Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuitsp. 232
Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loadsp. 240
Loading Effect of a Voltmeterp. 245
Ladder Networksp. 247
The Wheatstone Bridgep. 253
Troubleshootingp. 258
A Circuit Applicationp. 262
Circuit Theorems and Conversionsp. 280
The DC Voltage Sourcep. 281
The Current Sourcep. 283
Source Conversionsp. 285
The Superposition Theoremp. 288
Thevenin's Theoremp. 295
Norton's Theoremp. 306
Maximum Power Transfer Theoremp. 310
Delta-to-Wye ([Delta]-toY) and Wye-to-Delta (Y-to-[Delta]) Conversionsp. 313
A Circuit Applicationp. 319
Branch, Loop, and Node Analysesp. 334
Simultaneous Equations in Circuit Analysisp. 335
Branch Current Methodp. 344
Loop Current Methodp. 347
Node Voltage Methodp. 353
A Circuit Applicationp. 360
Magnetism and Electromagnetismp. 370
The Magnetic Fieldp. 371
Electromagnetismp. 375
Electromagnetic Devicesp. 381
Magnetic Hysteresisp. 388
Electromagnetic Inductionp. 390
Applications of Electromagnetic Inductionp. 394
A Circuit Applicationp. 398
Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltagep. 406
The Sinusoidal Waveformp. 407
Sinusoidal Voltage Sourcesp. 412
Sinusoidal Voltage and Current Valuesp. 415
Angular Measurement of a Sine Wavep. 419
The Sine Wave Formulap. 423
Introduction to Phasorsp. 425
Analysis of AC Circuitsp. 431
Superimposed DC and AC Voltagesp. 434
Nonsinusoidal Waveformsp. 436
The Oscilloscopep. 443
A Circuit Applicationp. 450
Capacitorsp. 466
The Basic Capacitorp. 467
Types of Capacitorsp. 474
Series Capacitorsp. 480
Parallel Capacitorsp. 484
Capacitors in DC Circuitsp. 486
Capacitors in AC Circuitsp. 496
Capacitor Applicationsp. 502
Switched-Capacitor Circuitsp. 507
A Circuit Applicationp. 510
Inductorsp. 525
The Basic Inductorp. 526
Types of Inductorsp. 532
Series and Parallel Inductorsp. 533
Inductors in DC Circuitsp. 535
Inductors in AC Circuitsp. 545
Inductor Applicationsp. 550
A Circuit Applicationp. 552
Transformersp. 563
Mutual Inductancep. 564
The Basic Transformerp. 565
Step-Up and Step-down Transformersp. 569
Loading the Secondary Windingp. 572
Reflected Loadp. 574
Impedance Matchingp. 576
Nonideal Transformer Characteristicsp. 579
Tapped and Multiple-Winding Transformersp. 582
Troubleshootingp. 587
A Circuit Applicationp. 589
RC Circuitsp. 600
Series Circuits With an Introduction to Complex Numbersp. 601
The Complex Number Systemp. 601
Sinusoidal Response of Series RC Circuitsp. 610
Impedance of Series RC Circuitsp. 611
Analysis of Series RC Circuitsp. 614
Parallel Circuitsp. 626
Impedance and Admittance of Parallel RC Circuitsp. 626
Analysis of Parallel RC Circuitsp. 629
Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 635
Analysis of Series-Parallel RC Circuitsp. 635
Special Topicsp. 642
Power in RC Circuitsp. 642
Basic Applicationsp. 646
Troubleshootingp. 653
A Circuit Applicationp. 658
RL Circuitsp. 677
Series Circuitsp. 678
Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuitsp. 678
Impedance of Series RL Circuitsp. 679
Analysis of Series RL Circuitsp. 681
Parallel Circuitsp. 691
Impedance and Admittance of Parallel RL Circuitsp. 691
Analysis of Parallel RL Circuitsp. 694
Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 698
Analysis of Series-Parallel RL Circuitsp. 698
Special Topicsp. 702
Power in RL Circuitsp. 702
Basic Applicationsp. 705
Troubleshootingp. 709
A Circuit Applicationp. 714
RLC Circuits and Resonancep. 726
Series Circuitsp. 727
Impedance of Series RLC Circuitsp. 727
Analysis of Series RLC Circuitsp. 729
Series Resonancep. 733
Parallel Circuitsp. 740
Impedance of Parallel RLC Circuitsp. 740
Analysis of Parallel RLC Circuitsp. 742
Parallel Resonancep. 745
Series-Parallel RLC Circuitsp. 749
Analysis of Series-Parallel RLC Circuitsp. 749
Special Topicsp. 757
Bandwidth of Resonant Circuitsp. 757
Applicationsp. 761
A Circuit Applicationp. 765
Passive Filtersp. 778
Low-Pass Filtersp. 779
High-Pass Filtersp. 786
Band-Pass Filtersp. 790
Band-Stop Filtersp. 795
A Circuit Applicationp. 799
Circuit Theorems in AC Analysisp. 809
The Superposition Theoremp. 810
Thevenin's Theoremp. 815
Norton's Theoremp. 825
Maximum Power Transfer Theoremp. 829
A Circuit Applicationp. 833
Time Response of Reactive Circuitsp. 842
The RC Integratorp. 843
Response of an RC Integrator to a Single Pulsep. 844
Response of RC Integrators to Repetitive Pulsesp. 849
Response of an RC Differentiator to a Single Pulsep. 854
Response of RC Differentiators to Repetitive Pulsesp. 859
Response of RL Integrators to Pulse Inputsp. 861
Response of RL Differentiators to Pulse Inputsp. 866
Relationship of Time Response to Frequency Responsep. 870
Troubleshootingp. 873
A Circuit Applicationp. 876
Three-Phase Systems in Power Applicationsp. 887
Introduction to Three-Phase Machinesp. 888
Generators in Power Applicationsp. 889
Types of Three-Phase Generatorsp. 893
Three-Phase Source/Load Analysisp. 899
Three-Phase Powerp. 905
Table of Standard Resistor Valuesp. 914
Derivationsp. 915
Capacitor Color Codingp. 920
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problemsp. 924
Glossaryp. 938
Indexp. 944
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