Electronics Fundamentals: Circuits, Devices & Applications

Series
Pearson
Author
Thomas L. Floyd / David Buchla  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
8
Language
English
Total pages
1064
Pub.-date
July 2013
ISBN13
9781292025681
ISBN
1292025689
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For DC/AC Circuits courses requiring a comprehensive, all inclusive text covering basic DC/AC Circuit fundamentals with additional chapters on Devices.

This renowned text offers a comprehensive yet practical exploration of basic electrical and electronic concepts, hands-on applications, and troubleshooting. Written in a clear and accessible narrative, the 7th Edition focuses on fundamental principles and their applications to solving real circuit analysis problems, and devotes six chapters to examining electronic devices.

Features

Hallmark Features:

  • Symptom/Cause” problems, and exercises on Multisim circuits on CD-ROM.
  • Key terms glossary–Furnished at the end of each chapter.
  • Vivid illustrations.
  • Numerous examples in each chapter–Illustrate major concepts, theorems, and methods.
  • Superior pedagogical package–Includes two-page chapter openers with section lists, chapter objectives, key terms lists, and application assignments; section openers and objectives, reviews, summaries, formula lists, self tests, circuit simulation problems, graduated problem sets, hands-on tips, and biographies of key figures in the history of electricity, safety points, calculator tutorials and calculator solutions.

New to this Edition

  • More practical applications
  • New problems in most chapters.
  • New true/false quiz at the end of each chapter
  • Expanded safety coverage
  • True/false quiz at the end of each chapter
  • Internet references for selected topics
  • More Multisim circuits
  • Multisim tutorial in the appendix
  • Multisim 10 and Multsim 9 circuit files with appendix directions for accessing the website files.
  • Coverage of fuel cells and expanded coverage of batteries, solar cells,
  • Section on voltage measurements.
  • Coverage of the Hall Effect and expanded coverage of magnetic and electromagnetic topics.
  • Section on dc motors and generators
  • Section on ac motors and generators (alternators)
  • Expanded coverage of capacitive and inductive reactance
  • Section on dc motors and generators
  • Numerous other improvements and updates

Table of Contents

Electronics Fundamentals  

 

Part I  DC Circuits

 

Chapter 1  Quantities and Units

1-1   Scientific and Engineering Notation

1-2   Units and Metric Prefixes

1-3   Metric Unit Conversions

1-4   Measured Numbers

1-5   Electrical Safety

 

Chapter 2  Voltage, Current, and Resistance

 2-1 Atoms

 2-2 Electrical Charge

 2-3 Voltage

 2-4 Current

 2-5 Resistance

 2-6 The Electric Circuit

 2-7 Basic Circuit Measurements

  Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

 

Chapter 3  Ohm’s Law, Energy, and Power

3-1   Ohm’s Law

3-2   Application of Ohm’s Law

3-3   Energy and Power

3-4   Power in an Electric Circuit

3-5   The Power Rating of Resistors

3-6   Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistance

3-7   Power Supplies

3-8   Introduction to Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

 

 

Chapter 4  Series Circuits

4-1   Resistors in Series

4-2   Total Series Resistance

4-3   Current in a Series Circuit

4-4   Application of Ohm’s Law

4-5   Voltage Sources in Series

4-6   Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law

4-7   Voltage Dividers

4-8   Power in Series Circuits

4-9   Voltage Measurements

4-10  Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

 

Chapter 5  Parallel Circuits

5-1   Resistors in Parallel

5-2   Total Parallel Resistance

5-3   Voltage in a Parallel Circuit

5-4   Application of Ohm’s Law

5-5   Kirchhoff’s Current Law

5-6   Current Dividers

5-7   Power in Parallel Circuits

5-8   Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

 

Chapter 6 Series-Parallel Circuits

6-1   Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships

6-2   Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits

6-3   Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads

6-4   Loading Effect of a Voltmeter

6-5   The Wheatstone Bridge

6-6   Thevenin’s Theorem

6-7   The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

6-8   The Superposition Theorem

6-9   Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

 

Chapter 7  Magnetism and Electromagnetism

7-1   The Magnetic Field

7-2   Electromagnetism

7-3   Electromagnetic Devices

7-4   Magnetic Hysteresis

7-5   Electromagnetic Induction

7-6   Applications of Electromagnetic Induction

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

 

 

Part II  AC Circuits

 

Chapter 8 Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage

8-1   The Sinusoidal Waveform

8-2   Sinusoidal Voltage Sources

8-3   Voltage and Current Values of Sine Waves

8-4   Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave

8-5   The Sine Wave Formula

8-6   Analysis of AC Circuits

8-7   Superimposed DC and AC Voltages

8-8   Nonsinusoidal Waveforms

8-9   The Oscilloscope

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 9 Capacitors

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