Basic Mathematics for Electricity and Electronics

ISBN-10: 0028050223

ISBN-13: 9780028050225

Edition: 8th 2000

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Book details

List price: $268.67
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/22/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.356

Preface
Introduction to Electricity
Basic Theory of Electricity
Electrical Measurements and Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Simple Electric Circuits
Checkup on Fractions (Diagnostic Tests)
Brushup on Fractions
Ohm's Law
Checkup on Decimals (Diagnostic Test)
Introduction to Decimals
Introduction to the Metric System
Brushup on Decimals
Review of Working with Decimals
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Formulas
Checkup on Formulas in Electrical Work (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Formulas
Positive and Negative Numbers
Checkup on Using Formulas with Exponents (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Formulas Containing Exponents
Powers of 10
Units of Measurement in Electronics
Using Electronic Units of Measurement in Simple Circuits
Solving the Ohm's Law Formula for Current or Resistance
Estimating Answers
Review of Ohm's Law
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Series Circuits
Voltage, Current, and Resistance in Series Circuits
Using Ohm's Law in Series Circuits
Using Ohm's Law for Total Values in Series Circuits
Power Distribution Line Currents
Ground-Fault Protection
Intermediate Review of Series Circuits
Checkup on Formulas Involving Addition and Subtraction (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Formulas Involving Addition and Subtraction
Control of Current in a Series Circuit
Review of Series Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Parallel Circuits
Total Voltage, Total Current, and Total Resistance in Parallel Circuits
Using Ohm's Law in Parallel Circuits
Check on Addition and Subtraction of Fractions (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Addition of Fractions
Brushup on Subtraction of Fractions
Checkup on Solution of Formulas Involving Fractions (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Solution of Fractional Equations
Total Resistance in a Parallel Circuit
Total Voltage in a Parallel Circuit
Division of Current in a Parallel Circuit
Review of Parallel Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Combination Circuits
Introduction to Combination Circuits
Solving Parallel-Series Circuits
Solving Series-Parallel Circuits
Line Drop
Distribution Systems
Analysis With Ideal Circuit Elements
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Electric Power
Electric Power in Simple Circuits
Total Power in an Electric Circuit
Solving the Power Formula for Current or Voltage
Intermediate Review of Power
Squaring Powers of 10
The Exponential Power Formulas
Checkup on Square Root (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Square Root
The Square Root of a Power of 10
Applications of the Exponential Power Formula
Review of Electric Power
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Algebra for Complex Electric Circuits
Combining Like Terms
Combining Unlike Terms
Solving Simple Algebraic Equations
Solving Equations by Transpositions and Cross Multiplication
Combining Unlike Terms Involving Signed Numbers
Solving Equations Which Have Unknowns and Numbers on Both Sides of the Equality Sign
Solving Equations with Possible Negative Answers
Removing Parentheses
Solving Equations Containing Parentheses
Solving Equations Containing Fractions
Solving Simultaneous Equations by Addition
Solving Simultaneous Equations by Substitution
Review of Algebra
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Kirchhoff's Laws
Kirchhoff's Current Law
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Using Kirchhoff's Laws in Series Circuits
Using Kirchhoff's Laws in Parallel Circuits
Using Kirchhoff's Laws in Complex Circuits
Review of Kirchhoff's Laws
Equivalent Delta and Star Circuits
Thevenin's Theorem
Norton's Theorem
Review
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Applications of Series and Parallel Circuits
Extending the Range of an Ammeter
Reading Ammeters of Extended Range
Extending the Range of a Voltmeter
Review of Meters
Voltage Dividers
Resistance Measurement by the Voltage-Comparison Method. The Potentiometer Rule
Resistance Measurement Using the Wheatstone Bridge
Equivalent Circuits
DC Equivalent Circuits for Self-Biased Transistor Circuits
DC Equivalent Circuits for Fixed-Bias Transistor Circuits
Transistor Equivalent Circuits
Attenuators
Power and Resistor Size
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Efficiency
Checkup on Percent (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Percent
Conversion Factors for Electric and Mechanical Power
Efficiency of Electric Apparatus
Finding the Output and Input of an Electric Device
Load Matching for Power Transfer
Review of Conversion Factors and Efficiency
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Resistance of Wire
Checkup on Ratio and Proportion (Diagnostic Test)
Brushup on Ratio and Proportion
Review of Ratio and Proportion
The American Wire Gage Table
Resistances of Wires of Different Materials
Resistances of Wires of Different Lengths
Resistances of Wires of Different Areas
Resistance of Wires of Any Diameter, Any Length, or Any Material
Finding the Length of Wire Needed to Make a Certain Resistance
Finding the Diameter of Wire Needed to Make a Certain Resistance
Temperature Coefficients of Resistance
Review of Resistance of Wires
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Size of Wiring
Maximum Current-Carrying Capacities of Wires
Finding the Minimum Size of Wire to Supply a Given Load
Finding the Size of Wire Needed to Prevent Excessive Voltage Drops
Temperature and Wire Size
Review of Size of Wiring
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Trigonometry for Alternating-Current Electricity
Trigonometric Functions of a Right Triangle
Using the Table of Trigonometric Functions
Finding the Acute Angles of a Right Triangle
Finding the Sides of a Right Triangle
Review of Trigonometry
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Introduction to AC Electricity
Graphs
The Generation of an AC Voltage
Instantaneous Values, Maximum Values, and Phase Angles of an AC Wave
Effective Value of an AC Wave
Measuring Alternating Current with an Oscilloscope
Vectors and Phasors
The Pythagorean Theorem
Power
Harmonic Analysis
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Inductance and Transformers
Inductance
Review of Inductance
Reactance of a Coil
Series Resistance and Inductance
Real Inductor Losses and Quality
Measuring the Inductance of a Coil
Review of Coils and Inductance
Transmission Lines
Introduction to Ideal Transformers
Current in a Transformer
Impedance Changing Using Transformers
Review of Ideal Transformers
Real Transformers
Efficiency of a Transformer
Real Cables and Power Distribution
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Capacitance
Introduction to Capacitance
Capacitors in Parallel
Capacitors in Series
Reactance of a Capacitor
Current and Voltage in a Capacitor
Measurement of Capacity
A Real Capacitor
Review of Capacitance
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Series AC Circuits
Simple Series AC Circuits
Resistance and Capacitance in Series
Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance in Series
Series Resonance
Finding the Inductance or Capacitance Needed to Make a Series Resonant Circuit
Review of Series AC Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Parallel AC Circuits
Simple Parallel AC Circuits
Resistance and Inductance in Parallel
Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance in Parallel. The Equivalent Series Circuit
Resolution of Phasors
Power Filters and Ground Loops
Parallel-Series AC Circuits
Series-Parallel AC Circuits
Parallel Resonance
Review of Parallel AC Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Alternating-Current Power
Power and Power Factor
Total Power Drawn by Combinations of Reactive Loads
Power Drawn by Combinations of Resistive, Inductive, and Capacitive Loads
Power-Factor Correction
Review of AC Power
Three-Wire Single-Phase 120/240 Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Three-Phase Systems
The Wye Connection
The Delta Connection
Review of Three-Phase Connections
Assessment
Three-Phase Transformer Connections
Overview of Three-Phase Transformer Connections
Balanced Three-Phase Loads
Three-Phase Power from Two Transformers
Assessment
Mathematics for Logic Controls
Introduction
Simple Switches
Truth Tables
The OR Functions
Summary of the Elementary Functions
Systems of Elementary Functions
Switching Circuit Inverter
Relays in Logic Circuits
Digital Logic Circuits
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Signal Distribution
Exponentials and Logarithms
Review of Exponentials and Logs
Bels and Decibels
Voltage and Current Forms of the dB Equation
Cables and Cable Losses
Assessment
Solutions to Self-Tests and Reviews
Appendix A
Color Codes
Preferred Values of Components
Trigonometric Functions of Decimal Degrees
Appendix B
Bibliography
Answers to Selected Problems
Answers to Internet Activities
Index
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