Now in its sixth edition, "Mathematics Applied to Electronics" relates selected mathematical topics to the fields of electronics, electromechanics. automation, and computer technology. The text is intended for those who want a book in which each section of theoretical chapters is followed immediately by one or more applications chapters. Harter and Beitzel continue their tradition of excellence with this state-of-the-art text, designed to fully integrate the use of both the programmable and conventional scientific calculator. Written for students of technology, this straightforward book guides the reader through a graduated treatment of topics in pre-algebra, number notation and operation, quantities and units of measurement, algebra, analytical geometry, trigonometry, logarithms, exponential equations, phasor algebra, math analysis, computer number systems, and the mathematics of computer logic. The text requires a knowledge only of mathematics fundamentals. It introduces new mathematical concepts in a direct manner, reinforced by hundreds of examples, scores of realistic pictorials and figures, dozens of calculator drills and review summaries, and problem sets. In all, this sixth edition provides more than 5,000 exercises and more than 600 examples. New to the Sixth Edition: Chapter 10, "Applying Fractions to Electrical Circuits," is rewritten with an emphasis on the product over the sum form of the two-branch equivalent resistance equation. Chapter ?4, "Vectors and Phasors." is rewritten with an emphasis on the use of the calculator's rectangular to polar and polar to rectangular keys to carry out mathematical operations with complex numbers. New Chapter Performance Objectives provide the learner with key outcomes fur each chapter. New Web and Section Challenges unify the reader's comprehension of key mathematical concepts: panning several chapters. New Companion Website with multiple choice and true/false review quizzes for each chapter. New Appendix A reference table, "Development of the International System of Units." Other Features: Consistent reading level throughout. Integrated use of the scientific calculator. Authoritative use of SI units and conventional metric practices with electronics. In-depth treatment of graphing functions, empirical data, and the interpretation of graphs. Comprehensive coverage of computer number systems and computer logic commonly associated with automatic control, networking, and digital equipment. Glossary selected technical terms. Answers to all odd-numbered problems, including marry detailed graphical solutions and the answers to all calculator drills.

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