Foundations of Electronics 5th Edition
Russell Meade
ISBN-13: 9781418005382 | ISBN-10: 141800538X
© 2007 | Published |  832  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780766840270

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Learn electronics fundamentals for both DC and AC circuits, from Ohm’s Law through series and parallel resonant circuits! This highly acclaimed introduction to the world of electronics technology has been carefully updated to better provide technicians with a foundation in modern electronics needed to launch a career or pursue more advanced study. Real-world color codes and strategic highlighting are integrated with ample color charts, photos, schematics, and diagrams for a solid understanding of circuit behavior that equips readers to progress to more complex topics with ease. This edition features all new, automated calculations for the formulas in the book on the accompanying CD, as well as new information on admittance, susceptance, and more!

  • Foundational Concepts
    Basic Concepts of Electricity
    Electrical Quantities and Components
    Ohms Law
    Series Circuits
    Parallel Circuits
    Series-Parallel Circuits
    Basic Network Theorems
    Network Analysis Techniques
    Magnetism and Electromagnetism
    Measuring Instruments
    Basic AC Quantities
    The Oscilloscope
    Inductive Reactance in AC
    RL Circuits in AC
    Basic Transformer Characteristics
    Capacitive Reactance In AC
    RC Circuits in AC
    RLC Circuit Analysis
    Series and Parallel Resonance

    • Motivational Preview sections in each chapter inspire readers to want to learn, while in-process learning checks offer opportunities to review key concepts before moving on
    • Examples and practice problems are provided where they will have the most impact, enabling readers to apply concepts immediately
    • Unique SIMPLER method teaches important troubleshooting techniques for both "systems-approach" block-diagram-level troubleshooting and "discrete component-level" troubleshooting while developing critical and logical thinking skills
    • "Good Ideas," "Helpful Hints," and "Practical Notes" features provide built-in training that can be used in the real world
    • Computer tools, such as Excel examples, MultiSim circuit files, and "Electronics into the Future" interactive tutorials, provide opportunities to solve electronics problems in a variety of ways
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    • Russell L. Meade obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Mercer University in Georgia. He possesses more than 11 years of teaching experience in electronics and more than 10 years of business experience in such high-tech industries as Scientific-Atlanta, Electromagnetic Sciences, Inc., and Training Technology, Inc. Russell also has more than 16 years of State Agency Technical Education experience in the field of electronics, and has authored numerous books for electronics education and training.