Electricity and Electronics

Electricity and Electronics : A Survey

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For Introduction to Electronics, Basic Electricity, Basic Electronics, and Electricity and Electronics courses. Patrick and Fardo's introductory survey explores electricity and electronics using a highly accessible "systems" approach to enhance understanding of basic concepts. The Fifth Edition is divided into two sections--one touching the basics of electricity, the other an overview of electronics--both featuring several new content additions that reflect the most recent developments in the field.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 686 pages
  • 213.36 x 279.4 x 27.94mm | 1,474.17g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • illustrations, photographs, glossary, index
  • 0130195642
  • 9780130195647

Table of contents

I. ELECTRICITY. 1. Basics of Electricity. 2. Electrical Components and Measurements. 3. Electrical Circuits. 4. Magnetism and Electromagnetism. 5. Sources of Electrical Energy. 6. Alternating-Current Electricity. 7. Electrical Energy Conversion. 8. Electrical Instruments. II. ELECTRONICS. 9. Electronic Basics. 10. Electronic Diodes. 11. Electronic Power Supplies. 12. Transistors. 13. Amplification. 14. Amplifying Systems. 15. Oscillators. 16. Communications Systems. 17. Digital Electronic Systems. 18. Electronic Power Control. Appendix A: Comprehensive Glossary of Terms. Appendix B: Soldering. Appendix C: Electrical Tools. Appendix D: Symbols for Electricity and Electronics. Appendix E: Common Logarithms and Natural Logarithms. Appendix F: Calculator Examples. Appendix G: Units of Measurement. Appendix H: Printed Circuited Board (PCB) Construction. Appendix I: Acronyms and Abbreviations. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.show more