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Electric Circuits

ISBN-10: 0131989251
ISBN-13: 9780131989252
Edition: 8th 2008
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Description: Electric Circuits,nbsp;Eighth Editionfeatures a new design,a four-color format, and 80%nbsp;of chapter problems have been updated. In the midst of these changes, the book retains the goals that have made it a best-seller: 1) To build an  More...

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List price: $172.00
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.598
Language: English

Electric Circuits,nbsp;Eighth Editionfeatures a new design,a four-color format, and 80%nbsp;of chapter problems have been updated. In the midst of these changes, the book retains the goals that have made it a best-seller: 1) To build an understanding of concepts and ideas explicitly in terms of previous learning; 2) To emphasize the relationship between conceptual understanding and problem solving approaches; 3) To provide readers with a strong foundation of engineering practices.Chapter topics include Circuit Variables; Circuit Elements; Simple Resistive Circuits; Techniques of Circuit Analysis; The Operational Amplifier; Inductors, Capacitors, and Mutual Inductance; Response of First-OrderRLandRCCircuits; Natural and Step Responses ofRLCCircuits; Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis; and more.For anyone interested in circuit analysis.

List of Examples
Preface
Circuit Variables
Electrical Engineering: An Overview
The International System of Units
Circuit Analysis: An Overview
Voltage and Current
The Ideal Basic Circuit Element
Power and Energy
Summary
Problems
Circuit Elements
Practical Perspective: Electrical Safety
Voltage and Current Sources
Electrical Resistance (Ohm's Law)
Construction of a Circuit Model
Kirchhoff's Laws
Analysis of a Circuit Containing Dependent Sources
Practical Perspective: Electrical Safety
Summary
Problems
Simple Resistive Circuits
Practical Perspective: A Rear Window Defroster
Resistors in Series
Resistors in Parallel
The Voltage-Divider and Current-Divider Circuits
Voltage Division and Current Division
Measuring Voltage and Current
Measuring Resistance-The Wheatstone Bridge
Delta-to-Wye (Pi-to-Tee) Equivalent Circuits
Practical Perspective: A Rear Window Defroster
Summary
Problems
Techniques of Circuit Analysis
Practical Perspective: Circuits with Realistic Resistors
Terminology
Introduction to the Node-Voltage Method
The Node-Voltage Method and Dependent Sources
The Node-Voltage Method: Some Special Cases
Introduction to the Mesh-Current Method
The Mesh-Current Method and Dependent Sources
The Mesh-Current Method: Some Special Cases
The Node-Voltage Method Versus the Mesh-Current Method
Source Transformations
Thevenin and Norton Equivalents
More on Deriving a Thevenin Equivalent
Maximum Power Transfer
Superposition
Practical Perspective: Circuits with Realistic Resistors
Summary
Problems
The Operational Amplifier
Practical Perspective: Strain Gages
Operational Amplifier Terminals
Terminal Voltages and Currents
The Inverting-Amplifier Circuit
The Summing-Amplifier Circuit
The Noninverting-Amplifier Circuit
The Difference-Amplifier Circuit
A More Realistic Model for the Operational Amplifier
Practical Perspective: Strain Gages
Summary
Problems
Inductance, Capacitance, and Mutual Inductance
Practical Perspective: Proximity Switches
The Inductor
The Capacitor
Series-Parallel Combinations of Inductance and Capacitance
Mutual Inductance
A Closer Look at Mutual Inductance
Practical Perspective: Proximity Switches
Summary
Problems
Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits
Practical Perspective: A Flashing Light Circuit
The Natural Response of an RL Circuit
The Natural Response of an RC Circuit
The Step Response of RL and RC Circuits
A General Solution for Step and Natural Responses
Sequential Switching
Unbounded Response
The Integrating Amplifier
Practical Perspective: A Flashing Light Circuit
Summary
Problems
Natural and Step Responses of RLC Circuits
Practical Perspective: An Ignition Circuit
Introduction to the Natural Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit
The Forms of the Natural Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit
The Step Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit
The Natural and Step Response of a Series RLC Circuit
A Circuit with Two Integrating Amplifiers
Practical Perspective: An Ignition Circuit
Summary
Problems
Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis
Practical Perspective: A Household Distribution Circuit
The Sinusoidal Source
The Sinusoidal Response
The Phasor
The Passive Circuit Elements in the Frequency Domain
Kirchoff's Laws in the Frequency Domain
Series, Parallel, and Delta-to-Wye Simplifications
Source Transformations and Thevenin-Norton Equivalent Circuits
The Node-Voltage Method
The Mesh-Current Method
The Transformer
The Ideal Transformer
Phasor Diagrams
Practical Perspective: A Household Distribution Circuit
Summary
Problems
Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Calculations
Practical Perspective: Heating Appliances
Instantaneous Power
Average and Reactive Power
The rms Value and Power Calculations
Complex Power
Power Calculations
Maximum Power Transfer
Practical Perspective: Heating Appliances
Summary
Problems
Balanced Three-Phase Circuits
Practical Perspective: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power
Balanced Three-Phase Voltages
Three-Phase Voltage Sources
Analysis of the Wye-Wye Circuit
Analysis of the Wye-Delta Circuit
Power Calculations in Balanced Three-Phase Circuits
Measuring Average Power in Three-Phase Circuits
Practical Perspective: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power
Summary
Problems
Introduction to the Laplace Transform
Definition of the Laplace Transform
The Step Function
The Impulse Function
Functional Transforms
Operational Transforms
Applying the Laplace Transform
Inverse Transforms
Poles and Zeros of F(s)
Initial- and Final-Value Theorems
Summary
Problems
The Laplace Transform in Circuit Analysis
Practical Perspective: Surge Suppressors
Circuit Elements in the s Domain
Circuit Analysis in the s Domain
Applications
The Transfer Function
The Transfer Function in Partial Fraction Expansions
The Transfer Function and the Convolution Integral
The Transfer Function and the Steady-State Sinusoidal Response
The Impulse Function in Circuit Analysis
Practical Perspective: Surge Suppressors
Summary
Problems
Introduction to Frequency Selective Circuits
Practical Perspective: Pushbutton Telephone Circuits
Some Preliminaries
Low-Pass Filters
High-Pass Filters
Bandpass Filters
Bandreject Filters
Practical Perspective: Pushbutton Telephone Circuits
Summary
Problems
Active Filter Circuits
Practical Perspective: Bass Volume Control
First-Order Low-Pass and High-Pass Filters
Scaling
Op Amp Bandpass and Bandreject Filters
Higher Order Op Amp Filters
Narrowband Bandpass and Bandreject Filters
Practical Perspective: Bass Volume Control
Summary
Problems
Fourier Series
Fourier Series Analysis: An Overview
The Fourier Coefficients
The Effect of Symmetry on the Fourier Coefficients
An Alternative Trigonometric Form of the Fourier Series
An Application
Average-Power Calculations with Periodic Functions
The rms Value of a Periodic Function
The Exponential Form of the Fourier Series
Amplitude and Phase Spectra
Summary
Problems
The Fourier Transform
The Derivation of the Fourier Transform
The Convergence of the Fourier Integral
Using Laplace Transforms to Find Fourier Transforms
Fourier Transforms in the Limit
Some Mathematical Properties
Operational Transforms
Circuit Applications
Parseval's Theorem
Summary
Problems
Two-Port Circuits
The Terminal Equations
The Two-Port Parameters
Analysis of the Terminated Two-Port Circuit
Interconnected Two-Port Circuits
Summary
Problems
The Solution of Linear Simultaneous Equations
Preliminary Steps
Cramer's Method
The Characteristic Determinant
The Numerator Determinant
The Evaluation of a Determinant
Matrices
Matrix Algebra
Identity, Adjoint, and Inverse Matrices
Partitioned Matrices
Applications
Complex Numbers
Notation
The Graphical Representation of a Complex Number
Arithmetic Operations
Useful Identities
The Integer Power of a Complex Number
The Roots of a Complex Number
More on Magnetically Coupled Coils and Ideal Transformers
Equivalent Circuits for Magnetically Coupled Coils
The Need for Ideal Transformers in the Equivalent Circuits
The Decibel
Bode Diagrams
Real, First-Order Poles and Zeros
Straight-Line Amplitude Plots
More Accurate Amplitude Plots
Straight-Line Phase Angle Plots
Bode Diagrams: Complex Poles and Zeros
Amplitude Plots
Correcting Straight-Line Amplitude Plots
Phase Angle Plots
An Abbreviated Table of Trigonometric Identities
An Abbreviated Table of Integrals
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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