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Principles of Electric Circuits Conventional Current Version

ISBN-10: 0131701797
ISBN-13: 9780131701793
Edition: 8th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: Thomas L. Floyd
List price: $143.00
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Description: This book provides an exceptionally clear introduction to DC/AC circuits supported by superior exercises, examples, and illustrationsand an emphasis on troubleshooting and applications. It features an exciting full color format which uses color to  More...

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List price: $143.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pearson Education
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 976
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.730
Language: English

This book provides an exceptionally clear introduction to DC/AC circuits supported by superior exercises, examples, and illustrationsand an emphasis on troubleshooting and applications. It features an exciting full color format which uses color to enhance the instructional value of photographs, illustrations, tables, charts, and graphs. Throughout the books coverage, the use of mathematics is limited to only those concepts that are needed for understanding. Floyds acclaimedtroubleshooting emphasis,as always, provides learners with the problem solving experience they need for a successful career in electronics.Chapter topics cover components, quantities and units; voltage, current, and resistance; Ohms Law; energy and power; series circuits; parallel circuits; series-parallel circuits; circuit theorems and conversions; branch, mesh, and node analysis; magnetism and electromagnetism; an introduction to alternating current and voltage; phasors and complex numbers; capacitors; inductors; transformers; RC circuits; RL circuits; RLC circuits and resonance; basic filters; circuit theorems in AC analysis; pulse response of reactive circuits; and polyphase systems in power applications.For electronics technicians, electronics teachers, and electronics hobbyists.

Quantities and Units
Units of Measurement
Scientific Notation
Engineering Notation and Metric Prefixes
Metric Unit Conversions
Voltage, Current, and Resistance
Atomic Structure
Electrical Charge
Voltage, Current, and Resistance
Voltage and Current Sources
Resistors
The Electric Circuit
Basic Circuit Measurements
Electrical Safety
A Circuit Application
Ohm's Law
The Relationship of Current, Voltage, and Resistance
Calculating Current
Calculating Voltage
Calculating Resistance
Introduction to Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Energy and Power
Energy and Power
Power in an Electric Circuit
Resistor Power Ratings
Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in Resistance
Power Supplies
A Circuit Application
Series Circuits
Resistors in Series
Current in a Series Circuit
Total Series Resistance
Application of Ohm's Law
Voltage Sources in Series
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Voltage Dividers
Power in Series Circuits
Voltage Measurements
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Parallel Circuits
Resistors in Parallel
Voltage in a Parallel Circuit
Kirchhoff's Current Law
Total Parallel Resistance
Application of Ohm's Law
Current Sources in Parallel
Current Dividers
Power in Parallel Circuits
Parallel Circuit Applications
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Series-Parallel Circuits
Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships
Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits
Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads
Loading Effect of a Voltmeter
Ladder Networks
The Wheatstone Bridge
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Circuit Theorems and Conversions
The DC Voltage Source
The Current Source
Source Conversions
The Superposition Theorem
Thevenin's Theorem
Norton's Theorem
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
Delta-to-Wye ([Delta]-toY) and Wye-to-Delta (Y-to-[Delta]) Conversions
A Circuit Application
Branch, Loop, and Node Analyses
Simultaneous Equations in Circuit Analysis
Branch Current Method
Loop Current Method
Node Voltage Method
A Circuit Application
Magnetism and Electromagnetism
The Magnetic Field
Electromagnetism
Electromagnetic Devices
Magnetic Hysteresis
Electromagnetic Induction
Applications of Electromagnetic Induction
A Circuit Application
Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage
The Sinusoidal Waveform
Sinusoidal Voltage Sources
Sinusoidal Voltage and Current Values
Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave
The Sine Wave Formula
Introduction to Phasors
Analysis of AC Circuits
Superimposed DC and AC Voltages
Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
The Oscilloscope
A Circuit Application
Capacitors
The Basic Capacitor
Types of Capacitors
Series Capacitors
Parallel Capacitors
Capacitors in DC Circuits
Capacitors in AC Circuits
Capacitor Applications
Switched-Capacitor Circuits
A Circuit Application
Inductors
The Basic Inductor
Types of Inductors
Series and Parallel Inductors
Inductors in DC Circuits
Inductors in AC Circuits
Inductor Applications
A Circuit Application
Transformers
Mutual Inductance
The Basic Transformer
Step-Up and Step-down Transformers
Loading the Secondary Winding
Reflected Load
Impedance Matching
Nonideal Transformer Characteristics
Tapped and Multiple-Winding Transformers
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
RC Circuits
Series Circuits With an Introduction to Complex Numbers
The Complex Number System
Sinusoidal Response of Series RC Circuits
Impedance of Series RC Circuits
Analysis of Series RC Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Impedance and Admittance of Parallel RC Circuits
Analysis of Parallel RC Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Analysis of Series-Parallel RC Circuits
Special Topics
Power in RC Circuits
Basic Applications
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
RL Circuits
Series Circuits
Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuits
Impedance of Series RL Circuits
Analysis of Series RL Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Impedance and Admittance of Parallel RL Circuits
Analysis of Parallel RL Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Analysis of Series-Parallel RL Circuits
Special Topics
Power in RL Circuits
Basic Applications
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
RLC Circuits and Resonance
Series Circuits
Impedance of Series RLC Circuits
Analysis of Series RLC Circuits
Series Resonance
Parallel Circuits
Impedance of Parallel RLC Circuits
Analysis of Parallel RLC Circuits
Parallel Resonance
Series-Parallel RLC Circuits
Analysis of Series-Parallel RLC Circuits
Special Topics
Bandwidth of Resonant Circuits
Applications
A Circuit Application
Passive Filters
Low-Pass Filters
High-Pass Filters
Band-Pass Filters
Band-Stop Filters
A Circuit Application
Circuit Theorems in AC Analysis
The Superposition Theorem
Thevenin's Theorem
Norton's Theorem
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
A Circuit Application
Time Response of Reactive Circuits
The RC Integrator
Response of an RC Integrator to a Single Pulse
Response of RC Integrators to Repetitive Pulses
Response of an RC Differentiator to a Single Pulse
Response of RC Differentiators to Repetitive Pulses
Response of RL Integrators to Pulse Inputs
Response of RL Differentiators to Pulse Inputs
Relationship of Time Response to Frequency Response
Troubleshooting
A Circuit Application
Three-Phase Systems in Power Applications
Introduction to Three-Phase Machines
Generators in Power Applications
Types of Three-Phase Generators
Three-Phase Source/Load Analysis
Three-Phase Power
Appendices
Table of Standard Resistor Values
Derivations
Capacitor Color Coding
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems
Glossary
Index

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