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Title:
Electric circuits fundamentals
Author:
Floyd, Thomas L.
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Edition:
Fifth edition.
Publication Information:
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xviii, 731 pages, 34 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780130163943
Format :
Book

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The text provides a comprehensive introduction that can be used for a year-long undergraduate course on basic electrical and electronic concepts and their practical applications. The material is divided into DC circuits this includes components, voltage, current, and resistance; Ohm's law; series, p


Table of Contents

Part I DC Circuits
1 Components, Quantities, and Unitsp. 2
1-1 Electrical Components and Measuring Instrumentsp. 4
1-2 Electrical and Magnetic Unitsp. 9
1-3 Scientific Notationp. 10
1-4 Engineering Notation and Metric Prefixesp. 15
1-5 Metric Unit Conversionsp. 18
2 Voltage, Current, and Resistance in Electric Circuitsp. 26
2-1 Atomsp. 28
2-2 Electrical Chargep. 32
2-3 Voltagep. 34
2-4 Currentp. 37
2-5 Resistancep. 39
2-6 The Electric Circuitp. 48
2-7 Basic Circuit Measurementsp. 55
2-8 Electrical Safetyp. 62
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 65
3 Ohm's Law, Energy, and Powerp. 78
3-1 Ohm's Lawp. 80
3-2 Application of Ohm's Lawp. 84
3-3 Energy and Powerp. 90
3-4 Power in an Electric Circuitp. 93
3-5 The Power Rating of Resistorsp. 96
3-6 Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistancep. 100
3-7 Power Suppliesp. 101
3-8 Introduction to Troubleshootingp. 103
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 106
4 Series Circuitsp. 120
4-1 Resistors in Seriesp. 122
4-2 Current in a Series Circuitp. 124
4-3 Total Series Resistancep. 126
4-4 Ohm's Law in Series Circuitsp. 130
4-5 Voltage Sources in Seriesp. 135
4-6 Kirchhoff's Voltage Lawp. 137
4-7 Voltage Dividersp. 141
4-8 Power in a Series Circuitp. 148
4-9 Circuit Groundp. 150
4-10 Troubleshootingp. 154
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 158
5 Parallel Circuitsp. 174
5-1 Resistors in Parallelp. 176
5-2 Voltage in Parallel Circuitsp. 179
5-3 Kirchhoff's Current Lawp. 180
5-4 Total Parallel Resistancep. 184
5-5 Ohm's Law in Parallel Circuitsp. 191
5-6 Current Dividersp. 195
5-7 Power in Parallel Circuitsp. 199
5-8 Troubleshootingp. 201
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 205
6 Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 222
6-1 Identifying Series-Parallel Relationshipsp. 224
6-2 Analysis of Series-Parallel Circuitsp. 229
6-3 Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loadsp. 237
6-4 Loading Effect of a Voltmeterp. 242
6-5 The Wheatstone Bridgep. 245
6-6 Thevenin's Theoremp. 250
6-7 The Superposition Theoremp. 262
6-8 Troubleshootingp. 264
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 269
7 Magnetism and Electromagnetismp. 288
7-1 The Magnetic Fieldp. 290
7-2 Electromagnetismp. 294
7-3 Electromagnetic Devicesp. 300
7-4 Magnetic Hysteresisp. 304
7-5 Electromagnetic Inductionp. 306
7-6 Applications of Electromagnetic Inductionp. 310
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 314
Part II Ac Circuits
8 Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltagep. 324
8-1 The Sine Wavep. 326
8-2 Sinusoidal Voltage Sourcesp. 331
8-3 Voltage and Current Values of Sine Wavesp. 335
8-4 Angular Measurement of a Sine Wavep. 339
8-5 The Sine Wave Formulap. 343
8-6 Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Laws in AC Circuitsp. 346
8-7 Superimposed DC and AC Voltagesp. 348
8-8 Nonsinusoidal Waveformsp. 350
8-9 The Oscilloscopep. 357
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 364
9 Capacitorsp. 380
9-1 The Basic Capacitorp. 382
9-2 Types of Capacitorsp. 389
9-3 Series Capacitorsp. 395
9-4 Parallel Capacitorsp. 399
9-5 Capacitors in DC Circuitsp. 401
9-6 Capacitors in AC Circuitsp. 409
9-7 Capacitor Applicationsp. 415
9-8 Testing Capacitorsp. 419
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 422
10 RC Circuitsp. 438
10-1 Sinusoidal Response of RC Circuitsp. 440
10-2 Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RC Circuitsp. 441
10-3 Analysis of Series RC Circuitsp. 443
10-4 Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RC Circuitsp. 450
10-5 Analysis of Parallel RC Circuitsp. 453
10-6 Series-Parallel Analysisp. 458
10-7 Power in RC Circuitsp. 463
10-8 Basic Applicationsp. 467
10-9 Troubleshootingp. 477
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 482
11 Inductorsp. 500
11-1 The Basic Inductorp. 502
11-2 Types of Inductorsp. 507
11-3 Series Inductorsp. 508
11-4 Parallel Inductorsp. 509
11-5 Inductors in DC Circuitsp. 511
11-6 Inductors in AC Circuitsp. 521
11-7 Inductor Applicationsp. 527
11-8 Testing Inductorsp. 528
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 529
12 RL Circuitsp. 540
12-1 Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuitsp. 542
12-2 Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RL Circuitsp. 543
12-3 Analysis of Series RL Circuitsp. 545
12-4 Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RL Circuitsp. 550
12-5 Analysis of Parallel RL Circuitsp. 553
12-6 Series-Parallel Analysisp. 556
12-7 Power in RL Circuitsp. 559
12-8 Basic Applicationsp. 563
12-9 Troubleshootingp. 569
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 574
13 RLC Circuits and Resonancep. 588
13-1 Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RLC Circuitsp. 590
13-2 Analysis of Series RLC Circuitsp. 591
13-3 Series Resonancep. 596
13-4 Series Resonant Filtersp. 603
13-5 Parallel RLC Circuitsp. 612
13-6 Parallel Resonancep. 617
13-7 Parallel Resonant Filtersp. 625
13-8 Applicationsp. 631
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 634
14 Transformersp. 646
14-1 Mutual Inductancep. 648
14-2 The Basic Transformerp. 649
14-3 Step-Up Transformersp. 653
14-4 Step-Down Transformersp. 654
14-5 Loading the Secondaryp. 655
14-6 Reflected Loadp. 657
14-7 Matching the Load and Source Resistancesp. 660
14-8 The Transformer as an Isolation Devicep. 663
14-9 Nonideal Transformer Characteristicsp. 664
14-10 Other Types of Transformersp. 667
14-11 Troubleshootingp. 671
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 674
15 Pulse Response of Reactive Circuitsp. 686
15-1 The RC Integratorp. 688
15-2 Single-Pulse Response of RC Integratorsp. 689
15-3 Repetitive-Pulse Response of RC Integratorsp. 694
15-4 Single-Pulse Response of RC Differentiatorsp. 699
15-5 Repetitive-Pulse Response of RC Differentiatorsp. 704
15-6 Pulse Response of RL Integratorsp. 706
15-7 Pulse Response of RL Differentiatorsp. 711
15-8 Applicationsp. 715
15-9 Troubleshootingp. 718
Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Workp. 720
Appendices
A Table of Standard Resistor Valuesp. 1
B Batteriesp. 2
C Capacitor Color Coding and Markingp. 5
D The Current Source, Norton's Theorem, and Millman's Theoremp. 9
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problemsp. 15
Glossaryp. 24
Indexp. 31