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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0071741354

Cover of Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics 5TH 11 (ISBN 978-0071741354)
ISBN13: 978-0071741354
ISBN10: 0071741356
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No

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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics - 5TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0071741354

Stan Gibilisco

ISBN13: 978-0071741354
ISBN10: 0071741356
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

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 examples 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

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