The Manga Guide to Electricity

The Manga Guide to Electricity

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By (author) Kazuhiro Fujitaki, By (author) Trend-Pro-Pro Ltd.

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  • Publisher: No Starch Press,US
  • Format: Paperback | 224 pages
  • Dimensions: 178mm x 231mm x 20mm | 476g
  • Publication date: 11 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Daly City, California
  • ISBN 10: 1593271972
  • ISBN 13: 9781593271978
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 58,076

Product description

Rereko is just your average high-school girl from Electopia, the land of electricity, but she's totally failed her final electricity exam! Now she has to go to summer school on Earth. And this time, she has to pass Luckily, her ever-patient tutor Hikaru is there to help. Join them in the pages of The Manga Guide to Electricity as Rereko examines everyday electrical devices like flashlights, heaters, and circuit breakers, and learns the meaning of abstract concepts like voltage, potential, current, resistance, conductivity, and electrostatic force. The real-world examples that you'll find in The Manga Guide to Electricity will teach you: * What electricity is, how it works, how it's created, and how it can be used * The relationship between voltage, current, and resistance (Ohm's law) * Key electrical concepts like inductance and capacitance * How complicated components like transformers, semiconductors, diodes, and transistors work * How electricity produces heat and the relationship between current and magnetic fields If thinking about how electricity works really fries your brain, let The Manga Guide to Electricity teach you all things electrical in a shockingly fun way.

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Kazuhiro Fujitaki is a lecturer at the Tokyo Metropolitan Vocational Skills Development Center. He has written a number of books on electrical engineering and runs a website offering useful information about Japan's qualifying examinations for electrical technicians.