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Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 6th Edition
Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 6th Edition

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, 6th Edition, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1259585549 | ISBN13: 9781259585548
By Stan Gibilisco and Simon Monk
© 2016

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Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications—all without taking a formal course

 

This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you’ll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers—even the Arduino electronics platform.

 

This up-to-date sixth edition covers:

·       Direct Current (DC) Circuits

·       Resistors

·       Cells and Batteries

·       Magnetism

·       Alternating Current (AC) Circuits

·       Inductors and Capacitors

·       Phase

·       Inductive and Capacitive Reactance

·       Impedance and Admittance

·       AC Power and Resonance

·       Transformers and Impedance Matching

·       Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors

·       Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes

·       Amplifiers and Oscillators

·       Wireless Transmitters and Receivers

·       Digital Circuits

·       Microcontrollers, including the Arduino

·       Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation

·       Acoustics and Audio

·       Lasers

·       Advanced Communication Systems

·       Antennas for RF Communications

Part 1. Direct Current
1. Background Physics
2. Electrical Units
3. Measuring Devices
4. Direct-Current Circuit Basics
5. Direct-Current Circuit Analysis
6. Resistors
7. Cells and Batteries
8. Magnetism
Test: Part 1

Part 2. Alternating Current
9. Alternating-Current Basics
10. Inductance
11. Capacitance
12. Phase
13. Inductive Reactance
14. Capacitive Reactance
15. Impedance and Admittance
16. Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis
17. Alternating-Current Power and Resonance
18. Transformers and Impedance Matching
Test: Part 2

Part 3. Basic Electronics
19. Introduction to Semiconductors
20. Diode Applications
21. Bipolar Transistors
22. Field-Effect Transistors
23. Integrated Circuits
24. Electron Tubes
25. Power Supplies
26. Amplifiers and Oscillators
27. Wireless Transmitters and Receivers
28. Digital Basics
Test: Part 3

Part 4. Specialized Devices and Systems
29. Microcontrollers
30. Arduino
31. Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation
32. Acoustics and Audio
33. Lasers
34. Advanced Communications Systems
35. Antennas for RF Communications
Test: Part 4

Final Exam

Appendix A. Answers to Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam
Appendix B. Schematic Symbols

Suggested Additional Reading

Index

About the Author

Stan Gibilisco

Stan Gibilisco is a professional technical writer who specializes in books on electronics and science topics. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics, as well as over 20 other technical books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a "Best Reference Book of the 1980s" by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a "Best Reference of 1996."

Simon Monk

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