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Circuit Analysis with Devices Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 1401879845

ISBN-13: 9781401879846

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Allan Robbins, Wilhelm Miller, Leo Chartrand

List price: $373.95
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This new book answers the call for a combined circuit analysis/electronic devices text that emphasizes fundamental concepts, critical thinking, and problem solving. Following the same student-friendly, easy-to-understand format used in Circuit Analysis: Theory and Practice, 3E by Robbins and Miller, topics include: methods of analysis, capacitance, inductance, diodes, op amps, optical devices, and more. Basic electronic devices and their applications are covered in a concise, yet comprehensive manner. Two popular computer application packages, MultiSIM? and Cadence PSpice, both in their latest versions, are integrated throughout to help students learn via hands-on simulation, with…    
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List price: $373.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 7/2/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1280
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 6.336
Language: English

Allan Robbins, B.Sc., M.Sc., was an instructor at Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he taught numerous courses in the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Department prior to his retirement. He has served both as section chair and treasurer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and as treasurer of the Electronics Industry Association of Manitoba. Robbins is also a former director of training, industrial applications, for Microelectronics Center. He holds bachelor and master of science degrees in electrical engineering.

Wilhelm Miller, Dipl T, B.Sc., taught numerous courses in the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Department at Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he also served as chair of the department. Miller has served as president of the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM) and is currently chair of the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). He holds a diploma of technology in electronics and a bachelor of science degree in physics/mathematics.

Mr. Chartrand holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Queen�s university in Kingston Ontario. He has been teaching digital courses for 20 years at Niagara College in Welland , Ontario. Mr. Chartrand has made industry contributions with various designs including interfacing an infrared camera to a PC, creating a digital circuit board used as a PC training system, and designing a control pendant for an air-filled medical bed. He also worked as a plant engineer for General Motors.

To the Student
Foundation DC Concepts
The SI System of Units
Converting Units
Power of Ten Notation
Circuit Diagrams
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Voltage and Current
Atomic Theory Review
The Unit of Electrical Charge: The Coulomb
Practical DC Voltage Sources
Measuring Voltage and Current
Switches, Fuses, and Circuit Breakers
Resistance of Conductors
Electrical Wire Tables
Resistance of Wires--Circular Mils
Temperature Effects
Types of Resistors
Color Coding of Resistors
Measuring Resistance--The Ohmmeter
Photoconductive Cells
Nonlinear Resistance
Ohm's Law, Power, and Energy
Ohm's Law
Voltage Polarity and Current Direction
Power Direction Convention
Nonlinear and Dynamic Resistances
Computer-Aided Circuit Analysis
Basic DC Analysis
Series Circuits
Series Circuits
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Resistors in Series
Voltage Sources in Series
Interchanging Series Components
The Voltage Divider Rule
Circuit Ground
Voltage Subscripts
Internal Resistance of Voltage Sources
Ammeter Loading Effects
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Parallel Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Kirchhoff's Current Law
Resistors in Parallel
Voltage Sources in Parallel
Current Divider Rule
Analysis of Parallel Circuits
Voltmeter Loading Effects
Computer Analysis
Series-Parallel Circuits
The Series-Parallel Network
Analysis of Series-Parallel Circuits
Applications of Series-Parallel Circuits
Loading Effects of Instruments
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Methods of Analysis
Constant-Current Sources
Source Conversions
Current Sources in Parallel and Series
Branch-Current Analysis
Mesh (Loop) Analysis
Nodal Analysis
Delta-Wye (Pi-Tee) Conversion
Bridge Networks
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Network Theorems
Superposition Theorem
Thevenin's Theorem
Norton's Theorem
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
Substitution Theorem
Millman's Theorem
Reciprocity Theorem
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Capacitance and Inductance
Capacitors and Capacitance
Factors Affecting Capacitance
Electric Fields
Nonideal Effects
Types of Capacitors
Capacitors in Parallel and Series
Capacitor Current and Voltage
Energy Stored by a Capacitor
Capacitor Failures and Troubleshooting
Capacitor Charging, Discharging, and Simple Waveshaping Circuits
Capacitor Charging Equations
Capacitor with an Initial Voltage
Capacitor Discharging Equations
More Complex Circuits
An RC Timing Application
Pulse Response of RC Circuits
Transient Analysis Using Computers
Magnetism and Magnetic Circuits
The Nature of a Magnetic Field
Flux and Flux Density
Magnetic Circuits
Air Gaps, Fringing, and Laminated Cores
Series Elements and Parallel Elements
Magnetic Circuits with DC Excitation
Magnetic Field Intensity and Magnetization Curves
Ampere's Circuital Law
Series Magnetic Circuits: Given [Phi], Find NI
Series-Parallel Magnetic Circuits
Series Magnetic Circuits: Given NI, Find [Phi]
Force Due to an Electromagnet
Properties of Magnetic Materials
Measuring Magnetic Fields
Inductance and Inductors
Electromagnetic Induction
Induced Voltage and Induction
Computing Induced Voltage
Inductances in Series and Parallel
Practical Considerations
Inductance and Steady State DC
Energy Stored by an Inductance
Inductor Troubleshooting Hints
Inductive Transients
Current Buildup Transients
Interrupting Current in an Inductive Circuit
De-energizing Transients
More Complex Circuits
RL Transients Using Computers
Foundation AC Concepts
AC Fundamentals
Generating AC Voltages
Voltage and Current Conventions for AC
Frequency, Period, Amplitude, and Peak Value
Angular and Graphic Relationships for Sine Waves
Voltage and Currents as Functions of Time
Introduction to Phasors
AC Waveforms and Average Value
Effective (RMS) Values
Rate of Change of a Sine Wave (Derivative)
AC Voltage and Current Measurement
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
R, L, and C Elements and the Impedance Concept
Complex Number Review
Complex Numbers in AC Analysis
R, L, and C Circuits with Sinusoidal Excitation
Resistance and Sinusoidal AC
Inductance and Sinusoidal AC
Capacitance and Sinusoidal AC
The Impedance Concept
Computer Analysis of AC Circuits
Power in AC Circuits
Power to a Resistive Load
Power to an Inductive Load
Power to a Capacitive Load
Power in More Complex Circuits
Apparent Power
The Relationship Between P, Q, and S
Power Factor
AC Power Measurement
Effective Resistance
Energy Relationships for AC
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Impedance Networks
AC Series-Parallel Circuits
Ohm's Law for AC Circuits
AC Series Circuits
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law and the Voltage Divider Rule
AC Parallel Circuits
Kirchhoff's Current Law and the Current Divider Rule
Series-Parallel Circuits
Frequency Effects
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Methods of AC Analysis
Dependent Sources
Source Conversion
Mesh (Loop) Analysis
Nodal Analysis
Delta-to-Wye and Wye-to-Delta Conversions
Bridge Networks
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
AC Network Theorems
Superposition Theorem--Independent Sources
Superposition Theorem--Dependent Sources
Thevenin's Theorem--Independent Sources
Norton's Theorem--Independent Sources
Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems for Dependent Sources
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Series Resonance
Quality Factor, Q
Impedance of a Series Resonant Circuit
Power, Bandwidth, and Selectivity of a Series Resonant Circuit
Series-to-Parallel RL and RC Conversion
Parallel Resonance
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Filters and the Bode Plot
The Decibel
Multistage Systems
Simple RC and RL Transfer Functions
The Low-Pass Filter
The High-Pass Filter
The Band-Pass Filter
The Band-Reject Filter
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Transformers and Coupled Circuits
Iron-Core Transformers: The Ideal Model
Reflected Impedance
Transformer Ratings
Transformer Applications
Practical Iron-Core Transformers
Transformer Tests
Voltage and Frequency Effects
Loosely Coupled Circuits
Magnetically Coupled Circuits with Sinusoidal Excitation
Coupled Impedance
Circuit Analysis Using Computers
Foundation Electronic Concepts
Introduction to Semiconductors
Semiconductor Basics
Conduction in Semiconductors
The p-n Junction
The Biased p-n Junction
Other Considerations
Diode Theory and Application
Diode Models
Diode Characteristic Curve
Diode Data Sheets
Temperature Considerations and Other Effects
The Zener Diode
The Varactor Diode
Half-Wave and Full-Wave Rectifier Circuits
Power Supply Filtering
Computer Analysis
Basic Transistor Theory
Transistor Construction
Transistor Operation
Transistor Specifications
Collector Characteristic Curves
dc Load Line
Transistor Biasing
The Transistor Switch
Testing a Transistor with a Multimeter
Junction Field Effect Transistor Construction and Operation
JFET Biasing
Troubleshooting a Transistor Circuit
Computer Analysis of Transistor Circuits
Transistor Amplifiers
The Use of Capacitors in Amplifier Circuits
BJT Small-Signal Models
Calculating A[subscript v], z[subscript in], z[subscript out], and A[subscript i] of a Transistor Amplifier
The Common-Emitter Amplifier
The ac Load Line
The Common-Collector Amplifier
The FET Small-Signal Model
The Common-Source Amplifier
The Common-Drain (Source Follower) Amplifier
Troubleshooting a Transistor Amplifier Circuit
Computer Analysis of Transistor Amplifier Circuits
Operational Amplifiers
Introduction to the Operational Amplifier
The Differential Amplifier and Common-Mode Signals
Negative Feedback
The Inverting Amplifier
The Non-Inverting Amplifier
Op-Amp Specifications
Troubleshooting an Op-Amp Circuit
Computer Analysis of Op-Amp Circuits
Applications of Op-Amps
Voltage Summing Amplifier
Integrators and Differentiators
Instrumentation Amplifiers
Active Filters
Voltage Regulation
Computer Analysis
Basics of Feedback
The Relaxation Oscillator
The Wien Bridge Oscillator
The Phase-Shift Oscillator
LC Oscillators
Crystal Oscillators
The 555 Timer
The Voltage Controlled Oscillator--VCO
Computer Analysis
Thyristors and Optical Devices
Introduction to Thyristors
Triggering Devices
Silicon-Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs)
Power Control Fundamentals
Introduction to Optical Devices
Semiconductor LASERs
Computer Analysis
PSpice and MultiSIM
Solution of Simultaneous Linear Equations
Maximum Power Transfer Theorem
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems