For short undergraduate courses in Direct Current (DC) and Alternating Current (AC) Circuits.From basic electricity through direct and alternating current circuits, this down-to-earth study on the world of electricity makes the subject come vividly alive for students as it builds upon Cook's highly praised "practical learning approach"-featuring historical success stories, guided examples, concept analogies, actual circuit applications, device testing, circuit troubleshooting, and much more. Finely-tuned, carefully tested, and exceptionally student-friendly throughout, Practical Electricity, 2/E meets the needs of those beginning their training or expanding their career skills as they prepare to enter today's dynamic electronics industry.
- Hardback | 414 pages
- 200.2 x 291.6 x 21.3mm | 1,129.45g
- 04 Sep 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
I. THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICITY. 1. Voltage and Current. 2. Resistance and Power. 3. Resistors. II. DIRECT-CURRENT ELECTRONICS. 4. Direct Current (DC). 5. Series DC Circuits. 6. Parallel DC Circuits. 7. Series-Parallel DC Circuits. III. ALTERNATING-CURRENT ELECTRONICS. 8. Alternating Current (AC). 9. Capacitance and Capacitors. 10. Capacitive Circuits, Testing, and Applications. 11. Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction. 12. Inductance and Inductors. 13. Transformers. 14. Resistive, Inductive, and Capacitive (RLC) Circuits. Index.