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Introduction to Electronics

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ISBN-10: 140188900X

ISBN-13: 9781401889005

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Earl Gates, Leo Chartrand

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Obtain the fundamental background in electronics needed to succeed in today's increasingly digital world! The fifth edition continues to expose readers to the broad field of electronics at a level that can be easily understood, with all-new information on circuit board fabrication, assembly, and repair as well as practical applications and troubleshooting. Color has been added to all drawings and photos that supplement the descriptions of important concepts and techniques, making it even easier to master basic theory. Coverage is divided into six sections ? DC Circuits, AC Circuits, Semiconductor Devices, Linear Circuits, Digital Circuits, and now, Practical Applications ? a new section…    
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List price: $278.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 5/24/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

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.

Preface
Careers in Electronics
Using a Calculator
Safety Precautions
Dc Circuits
Fundamentals of Electricity
Matter, Elements, and Compounds
A Closer Look at Atoms
Current
Voltage
Resistance
Current
Electrical Charge
Current Flow
Scientific Notation
Voltage
Voltage Sources
Cells and Batteries
Connecting Cells and Batteries
Voltage Rises and Voltage Drops
Ground as a Voltage Reference Level
Resistance
Resistance
Conductance
Resistors
Resistor Identification
Connecting Resistors
Connecting Resistors in Series
Connecting Resistors in Parallel
Connecting Resistors in Series and Parallel
Ohm's Law
Electric Circuits
Ohm's Law
Application of Ohm's Law
Kirchhoff's Current Law
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Electrical Measurements-Meters
Introduction to Meters
Types of Meters
Multimeters
Measuring Current
Measuring Voltage
Measuring Resistance
Reading Meter Scales
Power
Power
Power Application (Circuit Analysis)
DC Circuits
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Voltage Dividers
Wheatstone Bridge
Magnetism
Magnetic Fields
Electricity and Magnetism
Magnetic Induction
Magnetic and Electromagnetic Applications
Inductance
Inductance
Inductors
L/R Time Constants
Capacitance
Capacitance
Capacitors
RC Time Constants
AC Circuits
Alternating Current
Generating Alternating Current
AC Values
Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
AC Measurements
AC Meters
Oscilloscopes
Frequency Counters
Bode Plotters
Resistive AC Circuits
Basic AC Resistive Circuits
Series AC Circuits
Parallel AC Circuits
Power in AC Circuits
Capacitive AC Circuits
Capacitors in AC Circuits
Applications of Capacitive Circuits
Inductive AC Circuits
Inductance in AC Circuits
Applications of Inductive Circuits
Resonance Circuits
Reactance in Series Circuits
Reactance in Parallel Circuits
Power
Introduction to Resonance
Transformers
Electromagnetic Induction
Mutual Inductance
Turns Ratio
Applications
Semiconductor Devices
Semiconductor Fundamentals
Semiconduction in Germanium and Silicon
Conduction in Pure Germanium and Silicon
Conduction in Doped Germanium and Silicon
PN Junction Diodes
PN Junctions
Diode Biasing
Diode Characteristics
Diode Construction Techniques
Testing PN Junction Diodes
Zener Diodes
Zener Diode Characteristics
Zener Diode Ratings
Voltage Regulation with Zener Diodes
Testing Zener Diodes
Bipolar Transistors
Transistor Construction
Transistor Types and Packaging
Basic Transistor Operation
Transistor Testing
Transistor Substitution
Field Effect Transistors (FETs)
Junction FETs
Depletion Insulated Gate FETs (MOSFETs)
Enhancement Insulated Gate FETs (MOSFETs)
MOSFET Safety Precautions
Testing FETs
Thyristors
Silicon-Controlled Rectifiers
TRIACs
Bidirectional Trigger Diodes
Testing Thyristors
Integrated Circuits
Introduction to Integrated Circuits
Integrated Circuit Construction Techniques
Integrated Circuit Packaging
Optoelectric Devices
Basic Principles of Light
Light-Sensitive Devices
Light-Emitting Devices
Linear Electronic Circuits
Power Supplies
Transformers
Rectifier Circuits
Filter Circuits
Voltage Regulators
Voltage Multipliers
Circuit-Protection Devices
Amplifier Basics
Amplifier Configurations
Amplifier Biasing
Amplifier Coupling
Amplifier Applications
Direct-Coupled Amplifiers
Audio Amplifiers
Video Amplifiers
RF and IF Amplifiers
Operational Amplifiers
Oscillators
Fundamentals of Oscillators
Sinusoidal Oscillators
Nonsinusoidal Oscillators
Waveshaping Circuits
Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
Waveshaping Circuits
Special-Purpose Circuits
Digital Electronic Circuits
Binary Number System
Binary Numbers
Binary and Decimal Conversion
BCD Code
Basic Logic Gates
AND Gate
OR Gate
NOT Gate
NAND Gate
NOR Gate
Exclusive OR and NOR Gates
Buffer
Simplifying Logic Circuits
Veitch Diagrams
Karnaugh Maps
Sequential Logic Circuits
Flip-Flops
Counters
Shift Registers
Memory
Combinational Logic Circuits
Encoders
Decoders
Multiplexers
Arithmetic Circuits
Programmable Logic Devices (PLDs)
Microcomputer Basics
Computer Basics
Microprocessor Architecture
Microcontrollers
Practical Applications
Printed Circuit Board Fabrication
Fundamentals
Schematic Diagram
Breadboarding
Laying Out Printed Circuit Boards
Transferring Designs
Etching Printed Circuit Boards
Preparing the Etched Printed Circuit Board
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
Printed Circuit Board Assembly and Repair
Electronics Technician Toolbox
Electronic Test Equipment
Solder and Soldering Irons
Soldering a Printed Circuit Board
Analyzing Soldered Connections
Protective Coatings
Safety Precautions
Electrostatic Discharge
Basic Troubleshooting
Tools for Troubleshooting
Isolation Techniques for Effective Troubleshooting
Common Types of Defects
Troubleshooting Tips
Documentation
Glossary
Self-Test Answers
Appendices
Electronics Abbreviations
Periodic Table of Elements
The Greek Alphabet
Metric Prefixes Used in Electronics
Resistor Color Codes
Capacitor Color Code
Electronics Symbols
Semiconductor Schematic Symbols
Digital Logic Symbols
DC and AC Circuit Formulas
Index