Using Multisim Troubleshooting DC/AC Circuits

ISBN-10: 1418063363
ISBN-13: 9781418063368
Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)
Authors: John Reeder
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Description: Now updated to MultiSIM? 9, this workbook supplements basic DC/AC instruction and demonstrates how to troubleshoot faulty circuits using MultiSIM as the standard tool. Working on the computer, readers will learn to make measurements, determine  More...

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Book details

List price: $121.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.30" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Now updated to MultiSIM? 9, this workbook supplements basic DC/AC instruction and demonstrates how to troubleshoot faulty circuits using MultiSIM as the standard tool. Working on the computer, readers will learn to make measurements, determine faults, replace components, and test results using the same processes and techniques that would be used in an actual hardware lab. This highly engaging approach quickly builds the skill and confidence levels necessary to do live circuit troubleshooting in real-world situations. Using MultiSIM: Troubleshooting DC/AC Circuits, 4E can also be used as a stand-alone guide for fostering a thorough understanding of basic circuit fundamentals.

Preface
Introduction to MultiSIM: the Electronics Lab in the Computer
Working Within the Microsoft Windows Environment
Opening and Using MultiSIM
Introducing MultiSIM
Component and Instrument Libraries
Using the Help Function in MultiSIM
Saving Your Work
Opening a Circuit File and Building Your First Circuit
Introduction to Electricity and Electronics: Electrical Quantities and Components
Introduction
Electronic Components and Power Sources
The Basic Circuit
Changing and Measuring Resistance Values
Changing Voltage Values and Related Circuit Changes
Resistor Color Codes (Three- and Four-Band Resistors
Resistor Color Codes (Five-Band Resistors)
Adjusting and Measuring Potentiometer Resistance
Validating Ohm's Law
Calculating Power Consumption
Electric Circuits
Introduction
Recognizing a Complete Circuit
Recognizing a Series Circuit
Recognizing a Parallel Circuit
Recognizing a Series-Parallel Circuit
Measuring Voltage in a Circuit
Analyzing and Troubleshooting Series Circuits
Introduction
The Series Circuit
Measuring Voltage and Current in a Series Circuit
Using Kirchhoff's Voltage Law in a Series Circuit
Determining Total Resistance in a Series Circuit
Determining Unknown Parameters in Series Circuits
Grounding the Circuit
Series-Aiding and Series-Opposing Power Sources
Unloaded Voltage Dividers and Resistor Power Requirements
Analyzing and Troubleshooting Parallel Circuits
Introduction
The Parallel Circuit
Measuring Voltage and Current in a Parallel Circuit
Using Kirchhoff's Current Law in a Parallel Circuit
Determining Total Resistance in a Parallel Circuit
Determining Unknown Parameters in a Parallel Circuit
Analyzing Series-Parallel Circuits
Introduction
The Series-Parallel Circuit
Simplifying Series-Parallel Circuits
Measuring Voltage and Current in a Series-Parallel Circuit
Loaded and Unloaded Voltage Divider Circuits
The Effects of Voltmeter Loading
Dealing with Bridge Circuits
Basic Network Analysis
Introduction
Recognizing a Complex Circuit
Mesh Analysis
Nodal Analysis
The Superposition Theorem
Using Thevenin's Theorem
Using Norton's Theorem
Tee-to-Pi and Pi-to-Tee Conversions
Electrical Power Sources
Introduction
DC Power Sources and Internal Resistance
DC Power Sources in Series
DC Power Sources in Parallel
More DC Power Sources in MultiSIM
The Subcircuit as a Power Source
Introducing the Alternating Current (AC) Power Source
Using MultiSIM Test Equipment
Introduction
Using Digital Multimeters (DMMs) in DC Circuits
Using the Digital Panel Meters in DC Circuits
Internal Resistance of Current and Voltage Meters
Calculating the Value of Shunt Resistors for Ammeters
Calculating the Value of Multiplier Resistors for Voltmeters
The Oscilloscope as a V DC/AC Test Instrument
Electromagnetic Devices
Introduction
Using the Inductors Found in MultiSIM
Using MultiSIM Transformers
Using MultiSIM Relays
Using the MultiSIM DC Motor
Alternating Voltage and Current
Introduction
Various AC Waveshapes
Measuring Time and Frequency of AC Waveshapes
Measuring RMS, Average, Peak, Peak-to-Peak, and Instantaneous Values
Phase Relationships between Waveshapes
Harmonic Relationships between AC Signals
Characteristics of MultiSIM Measuring Instruments in AC Circuits
Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Power in Resistive AC Circuits
Inductance and Inductive Reactance
Introduction
Measuring Inductance with an Inductance Test Circuit
Calculating and Measuring Inductance
Calculating and Measuring Inductive Reactance in an AC Circuit
Phase Relationships in Inductive Circuits
The Q of an Inductor and Power Consumption in Inductances
Resistive-Inductive Circuits
Introduction
Series Resistive-Inductive (RL) Circuits
Parallel Resistive-Inductive (RL) Circuits
Series-Parallel Resistive-Inductive (RL) Circuits
Pulse Response and L/R Time Constants of RL Circuits
Capacitance and Capacitive Reactance
Introduction
Checking Capacitance with an Oscilloscope and a Meter
Calculating and Measuring Total Capacitance
Calculating and Measuring Capacitive Reactance in an AC Circuit
Phase Relationships in Capacitive Circuits
Resistive-Capacitive Circuits
Introduction
Series Resistive-Capacitive (RC) Circuits
Parallel Resistive-Capacitive (RC) Circuits
Series-Parallel Resistive-Capacitive (RC) Circuits
Pulse Response and Time Constants of RC Circuits
Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive Circuits
Introduction
Series Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive (RLC) Circuits
Parallel Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive (RLC) Circuits
Series-Parallel Resistive-Inductive-Capacitive (RLC) Circuits
Series and Parallel Resonant Circuits
Transformer Circuits
Introduction
Transformer Circuits
Transformer Buck/Boost Circuits
Passive Filter Circuits
Introduction
The MultiSIM Bode Plotter
Low-Pass Filter Circuits
High-Pass Filter Circuits
Band-Pass Filter Circuits
Band-Reject, Bandstop, and Notch Filter Circuits

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