# Boylestad's Circuit Analysis, Canadian Edition

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Designed for Introductory DC/AC Circuits courses using a conventional flow approach in technologist and technologist/ technician programs in community colleges and technical institutes.This second Canadian edition of Boylestad's Circuit Analysis builds upon the strengths of the well-received first Canadian edition as well as on Robert L. Boylestad's original text, Introductory Circuit Analysis, now in its tenth U.S. edition, to strive toward one overarching goal--to provide Canadian students with the clearest, most comprehensive introduction yet available to the fundamentals of electric circuits.

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## Product details

- Hardback | 832 pages
- 214 x 278 x 38mm | 1,859.97g
- 01 Jul 2000
- Pearson Canada, Toronto
- Prentice-Hall (Canada)
- Scarborough, Canada
- 2nd edition
- 013085896X
- 9780130858962

## Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Introduction. Electrical Industries. A Brief History. Systems of Units. Powers of Ten. Significant Digits. Symbols. 2. Current and Voltage. Electricity. Atoms and Their Structure. Current. Voltage. Fixed (dc) Supplies. Conductors and Insulators. Semiconductors. Ammeters and Voltmeters. Practical Business Applications. 3. Resistance. Introduction. Resistance: Metric Units. Wire Tables. Temperature Effects. Types of Resistors. Colour Coding and Standard Resistor Values. Conductance. Ohmmeters. Thermistors. Photoconductive Cell. Varistors. 4. Ohm's Law, Power, and Energy. Ohm's Law. Plotting Ohm's Law. Power. Wattmeters. Efficiency. Energy. Practical Business Applications. 5. Series Circuits. Introduction. Series Circuits. Voltage Sources in Series. Kirchhoff's Voltage Law. Interchanging Series Elements. Voltage Divider Rule. Notation. Internal Resistance of Voltage. Voltage Regulation. Measurement Techniques. Practical Business Applications. 6. Parallel Circuits. Introduction. Parallel Elements. Total Conductance and Resistance. Parallel Networks. Kirchhoff's Current Law. Current Divider Rule. Voltage Sources in Parallel. Open and Short Circuits. Voltmeters: Loading Effect. 7. Series-Parallel Networks. Series Parallel Networks. Descriptive Examples. Ladder Networks. Voltage Divider Supply (Unloaded and Loaded). Potentiometer Loading. Ammeter, Voltmeter, and Ohmmeter Design. Grounding. Practical Business Applications. 8. Methods of Analysis and Selected Topics (DC). Introduction. Current Sources. Source Conversions. Current Sources in Parallel. Current Sources in Series. Branch-Current Analysis. Mesh Analysis (General Approach). Mesh Analysis (Format Approach). Nodal Analysis (General Approach). Nodal Analysis (Format Approach). Bridge Networks. Y-!D (T-!p) and !D-Y (!p-T) Conversions. Practical Business Applications. 9. Network Theorems. Introduction. Superposition Theorem. Thevenin's Theorem. Norton's Theorem. Maximum Power Transfer Theorem. Millman's Theorem. Substitution Theorem. Reciprocity Theorem. 10. Capacitors. Introduction. The Electric Field. Capacitance. Dielectric Strength. Leakage Current. Types of Capacitors. Transients in Capacitive Networks: Charging Phase. Discharge Phase. Initial Values. Instantaneous Values. !t = R th C. The Current ic. Capacitors in Series and Parallel. Energy Stored by a Capacitor. 11. Magnetic Circuits. Introduction. Magnetic Fields. Flux Density. Ohm's Law for Magnetic Circuits. Saturation and Hysterisis. Practical Business Applications. 12. Inductors. Introduction. Electromagnetic Induction-Faraday's and Lenz's Laws. Types of Inductors. Induced Voltage. R-L Transients: Storage and Decay Cycles. Calculating Time Constants and Instantaneous Values. Inductors in Series and Parallel. R-L and R-L-C Circuits with dc Inputs. Energy Stored by an Inductor. 13. Sinusoidal Alternating Waveforms. Introduction. Sinusoidal ac Voltage: Characteristics and Definitions. The Sine Wave. General Format for the Sinusoidal Voltage or Current. Phase Relations. Average Value. Effective Values. ac Meters and Instruments. 14. Basic Elements and Phasors. Introduction. The Derivative. Response of Basic R, L, and C Elements to a Sinusoidal Volt or Current. Frequency Response of the Basic Elements. Average Power and Power Factor. Complex Numbers. Mathematical Operations with Complex Numbers. Phasors. 15. Series and Parallel ac Circuits. Introduction. Impedance and the Phasor Diagram. Series Configuration. Voltage Divider Rule. Frequency Response of the R-C Circuit. Summary-Series ac Circuits. Admittance and Susceptance. Parallel ac Networks. Current Divider Rule. Frequency Response of the Parallel R-L Network. 16. Series - Parallel AC Networks. Introduction. Equivalent Circuits. Phase Measurements: Dual-Trace Oscilloscope. Illustrative Examples. Ladder Networks. Practical Business Applications. 17. Methods of Analysis and Selected Topics (ac). Introduction. Independent versus Dependent (Controlled) Sources. Source Conversions. Mesh Analysis. Nodal Analysis. Bridge Networks. !D -Y, Y- !D Conversions. 18. Network Theorems (ac). Introduction. Superposition Theorem (ac). Thevenin's Theorem (ac). Norton's Theorem (ac). Maximum Power Transfer Theorem (ac). Practical Business Applications. 19. Power (ac). Introduction. Resistive Circuit. Apparent Power. Inductive Circuit and Reactive Power. Capacitive Circuit and Reactive Power. The Power Triangle. The Total P, Q, and S. Power Factor Correction. Wattmeters and Power-Factor Meters. Effective Resistance. Practical Business Applications. 20. Resonance. Introduction. Series Resonance Circuit. The Quality Factor. Zt versus Frequency. Selectivity. Vr, Vl, and Vc. Examples (Series Resonance). Parallel Resonant Circuit. Selectivity Curve for Parallel Resonant Circuits. Effect of Ql 10. Summary Table. Examples (Parallel Resonance). 21. Decibels, Filters, and Bode Plots. Introduction. Decibels. Filters. R-C Low-Pass Filter. R-C High-Pass Filter. Pass-Band Filters. Stop-Band Filters. Double-Tuned Filter. Bode Plots. Practical Business Applications. 22. Transformers. Introduction. Mutual Inductance. Series Connection of Mutually Coupled Coils. The Iron-Core Transformer. Reflected Impedance and Power. Equivalent Circuit (Iron-Core Transformer). Frequency Considerations. Air-Core Transformer. Impedance Matching, Isolation, and Displacement. Nameplate Data. Types of Transformers. Tapped and Multiple-Load Transformers. Networks with Magnetically Coupled Coils. Appendices. Appendix A: Determinants. Appendix B: Logarithms. Appendix C: The Greek Alphabet. Appendix D: Magnetic Parameter Conversions. Appendix E: Maximum Power Transfer Conditions. Appendix F: Answers to Selected Problems. Glossary. Index. CD-ROM.

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