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Introduction to Electricity, Electronics, and Electromagnetics

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ISBN-10: 0130105732

ISBN-13: 9780130105738

Edition: 5th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Robert L. Boylestad, Louis Nashelsky

List price: $134.00
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For 2 and 4 year programs and schools, for one/two-semester courses in Introduction to Electricity and Electronics Survey in non-electrical curriculums. To help students better understand current technology and develop a framework for understanding future growth in the electronics area, this text provides a broad spectrum of subject matter, including extensive coverage of computer methods using the popular software PSpice. The comprehensive presentation begins with background chapters, moves to material on basic electronics areas, and concludes with a variety of applications.
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Book details

List price: $134.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/7/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 666
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Introduction
Dc Networks
Introduction
Current
Voltage
Application: Dc Supply for Answering Machines/Phones
Resistance and Ohm's Law
Power, Energy, Efficiency
Application: Microwave Oven
Series Dc Networks
Application: Flashlight
Parallel Dc Networks
Applications: Car System and Parallel Computer Bus Connections
Meter Considerations
Calculators
Computer Analysis
Summary
Series-Parallel Dc Networks, Theorems, and Storage Elements
Introduction
Series-Parallel Networks
Current Sources
Voltage and Current Regulation
Multisource Networks
Computer Analysis: Mesh and Nodal Analysis
Network Theorems
[Delta]-Y Conversions
Applications: Smoke Detector and Logic Probe
Capacitors
Inductors
Application: Line Conditioner (Surge Protector)
Computer Analysis: Transient Response
Summary
Ac Networks
Introduction
Sinusoidal (Ac) Waveform
Oscilloscope
Effective (RMS) Value
Average Values
Safety Concerns (High Voltages and Dc versus Ac)
The R, L, and C Elements
Phasors and Complex Numbers
Series Ac Networks
Parallel Ac Networks
Short Circuits and Open Circuits
Phase Measurements
Application: House Wiring
Computer Analysis
Summary
Ac Network Theorems, Polyphase Systems, and Resonance
Introduction
Series-Parallel Ac Networks
Multisource Ac Networks
Network Theorems
Application: Speaker Systems
[Delta]-Y Conversions
Bridge Configuration
Power (Ac)
Polyphase Systems
Grounding
Tuned (Resonant) Networks
Filters
Applications: Stray Resonance and Graphic and Parametric Equalizers
Computer Analysis
Summary
Electromagnetism
Introduction
Basic Properties of Magnetism
Magnetic Circuits
Transformers
Other Areas of Application
Summary
Generators and Motors
Introduction
Dc Generators
Dc Motors
Ac Generators
Polyphase Induction Ac Motor
Polyphase Synchronous Motor
Single-Phase Ac Motors
Stepper Motors
Summary
Two-Terminal Electronic Devices
Introduction
Semiconductor Diode Characteristics
Series Diode Configurations with Dc Inputs
Parallel and Series-Parallel Configurations
And/Or Gates
Half-Wave Rectification
Full-Wave Rectification
Application: 12-V Car Battery Charger
Clippers
Clampers
Zener Diodes
Tunnel, Varicap, and Power Diodes
Solar Cells
Thermistors and Photoconductive Devices
Computer Analysis
Summary
Transistors and Other Important Electronic Devices
Introduction
Bipolar Junction Transistors
Bipolar Junction Transistor Amplifier Circuits
Field-Effect Transistors
Unijunction Transistor
Silicon-Controlled Rectifier
DIAC and TRIAC
Opto-Isolators
Programmable Unijunction Transistor
Application: Household Dimmer Switch
Computer Analysis
Summary
Operational Amplifiers (Op-Amps)
Op-Amp Basics
Op-Amp Circuits
Op-Amp Summing Circuit
Op-Amp Integrator
Op-Amp ICs
Op-Amp Applications
Computer Analysis
Summary
Multistage and Large-Signal Amplifiers
Multistage Amplifiers
Logarithms and Decibel Measurements
Frequency Considerations
Large-Signal (Power) Amplifiers
Computer Analysis
Summary
Communications
General Communications Concepts
AM Radio Concepts
FM Radio Concepts
Oscillator Circuits
Voltage-Controlled Oscillator Circuit
Phase-Locked Loop
Digital Communications Concepts
Summary
Digital Computers
Introduction
Number Systems
Codes
Boolean Algebra and Logic Gates
Computer Logic Circuits
Multivibrator Circuits
Microprocessor Units
Memory Circuits
Input--Output Units
Digital--Analog Conversion
Summary
Control Systems
Introduction
Block Diagrams
Bode Plots
Control System Components
Summary
Power Supplies: Linear ICs and Regulators
Introduction
General Filter Considerations
Simple-Capacitor Filter
RC Filters
Voltage-Multiplier Circuits
IC Voltage Regulators
Practical Power Supplies
Dc/Ac Inverters and Dc/Dc Converters
Summary
Appendices
Solutions to Odd-Numbered Problems
Index