A fully updated, easy-to-follow guide to electricity and electronics
Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fifth Edition helps you grasp the fundamentals of electricity and electronics-including theory-without formal training. Concise content along with a conversational writing tone enhance the pedagogy. Beginners and intermediate students will benefit most, but engineers and technicians will find this work useful as well. Practical, real-world ...show moreexamples are included. The Fifth Edition features improved content, tables, and diagrams, plus fully revised chapter-ending quizzes, tests, and final exam. This unique book can serve as a classroom text, a refresher, and a general reference. New to the Fifth Edition:
New material on emerging/advanced electronic and communications systems, including: microcontrollers, audio-frequency electronics, radio-frequency communications, optical communications, laser communications, space communications
Updated presentation of integrated-circuit technology, robotics, artificial intelligence, and computer basics
All-new quizzes and test questions
SI units throughout
Helps you to determine current, voltage, and resistance values
Provides simple calculations so you can assess your own power and energy consumption
Detailed coverage: Direct Current; Background Physics; Electrical Units; Measuring Devices; Direct-current Basics; Direct-current Circuit Analysis; Resistors; Cells and Batteries; Magnetism; Alternating Current; Alternating-current Basics; Inductance; Capacitance; Phase; Inductive Reactance; Capacitive Reactance; Impedance and Admittance; Alternating-current Circuit Analysis; Alternating-current Power and Resonance; Transformers and Impedance Matching; Basic Electronics; Introduction to Semiconductors; How Diodes are Used; Power Supplies; The Bipolar Transistor; The Field Effect Transistor; Amplif ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 11 Cover: Paperback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Published: 06/17/2011
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