Understand Electrical and Electronics Maths covers elementary maths and the aspects of electronics. The book discusses basic maths including quotients, algebraic fractions, logarithms, types of equations and balancing of equations. The text also describes the main features and functions of graphs and the solutions to simpler types of electronics problems. The book then tackles the applications of polar coordinates in electronics, limits, differentiation and integration, and the applications of maths of rates of change in electronics. The activities of an electronic circuit; techniques of mathematical modeling; systematic techniques for dealing with the more difficult sets of simultaneous equations; alternating currents and voltages; and analysis of waveforms are also considered. The book provides answers to exercises for each chapter. Students taking electronics and courses related to electrical engineering at levels up to and including higher national certificate and diploma will find the book useful.
Most students entering an electronics technician program have an understanding of mathematics. Basic Electronics Math provides is a practical application of these basics to electronic theory and circuits. The first half of Basic Electronics Math provides a refresher of mathematical concepts. These chapters can be taught separately from or in combination with the rest of the book, as needed by the students. The second half of Basic Electronics Math covers applications to electronics. Basic concepts of electronics math Numerous problems and examples Uses real-world applications
Success in the electronics field requires a substantial background in mathematics. This updated book is written to provide beginning students with these needed skills. Practical, easy-to-understand problems help prepare students for the types of problems that professional electronic technicians face everyday. As part of the successful Practical Problems in Mathematics series, this fourth edition features expanded coverage of scientific notation, increased problems to be solved using a calculator, additional information on RLC circuits, and a new unit on simultaneous equations that includes coverage of Kirchoffâ€™s Law.
This book provides a thorough understanding of essential algebra and trigonometry for electricity and electronic technology.
In this book John Bird introduces electrical principles and technology through examples rather than theory - enabling students to develop a sound understanding of the principles needed by technicians in fields such as electrical engineering, electronics and telecommunications. No previous background in engineering is assumed, making this an ideal text for vocational courses and introductory courses for undergraduates. This new edition of Electrical and Electronic Principles and Technology has been brought fully in line with the new BTEC National specifications in the U.K. for the units: Electrical and Electronic Principles and Further Electrical and Electronic Principles, and the corresponding AVCE units. It is also designed to cover the requirements of Intermediate GNVQ and the new BTEC First specifications. At intervals through the text assessment papers are provided, which are ideal for tests or homeworks. These are the only problems where answers are not provided in the book, but fully worked solutions are available to lecturers only as a free download from the password-protected tutor's area of newnespress.com.
To be accredited, a power electronics course should cover a significant amount of design content and include extensive use of computer-aided analysis with simulation tools such as SPICE. Based upon the authors' experience in designing such courses, SPICE for Power Electronics and Electric Power, Second Edition integrates a SPICE simulator with a power electronics course at a junior or senior level. This textbook assumes no prior knowledge of SPICE and introduces the applications of various SPICE commands through numerous examples of power electronic circuits. The authors emphasize the techniques for power conversions and for quality output waveforms, rather than accurate modeling of power semiconductor devices. This textbook enables students to compare the results with those that are obtained in a classroom environment via simple switch models or devices. Not only a supplement to any standard textbook on power electronics and power systems, this volume can also be used as a textbook on SPICE. It suggests laboratory experiments and design problems, and presents complete laboratory guidelines for each experiment. This text can also be used as a laboratory manual for power electronics, with its design problems serving as assignments for a design-oriented simulation laboratory.
All-inclusive introduction to electricity and electronics. For the true beginner, there's no better introduction to electricity and electronics than TAB Electronics Guide to Understanding Electricity and Electronics , Second Edition. Randy Slone's learn-as-you-go guide tells you how to put together a low-cost workbench and start a parts and materials inventory--including money-saving how-to's for salvaging components and buying from surplus dealers. You get plain-English explanations of electronic components-resistors, potentiometers, rheostats, and resistive characteristics-voltage, current, resistance, ac and dc, conductance, power...the laws of electricity...soldering and desoldering procedures...transistors...special-purpose diodes and optoelectronic devices...linear electronic circuits...batteries...integrated circuits...digital electronics...computers...radio and television...and much, much more. You'll also find 25 complete projects that enhance your electricity/electronics mastery, including 15 new to this edition, and appendices packed with commonly used equations, symbols, and supply sources.
The emphasis of this book is on understanding the essentials of analog electronics, rather than blindly applying equations and formulae. Students and professionals at all levels will be able to grasp the basic concepts without being side-tracked by burdensome calculations, which are now solved by computers in the real world and therefore need not hold back the engineer or designer. Analog electronics is a topic in its own right, but also relates to most other aspects of electronics. Often ignored in favour of digital techniques, it is nevertheless a compulsory area of study for all electronics engineers and technicians as it underpins many technologies. To reflect the increased use of computer simulation by electronic design engineers, the many illustrations in this book include graphs and numerical data obtained from computer analyses. Owen Bishop has written many best-selling books including Understand Electrical and Electronic Maths, Understand Technical Maths, Understand Electronics and Understand Electronic Filters, all published by Newnes. avoids becoming bogged down with heavy calculations offers the basics so as to develop intuitive understanding illustrated with computer simulations of analog circuits
With its fresh reader-friendly design, MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS, 4E is more current, comprehensive, and relevant than ever before. Packed with practical exercises and examples, it equips learners with a thorough understanding of essential algebra and trigonometry for electricity and electronics technology, while helping them improve critical thinking skills. Well-illustrated information sharpens the reader's ability to think quantitatively, predict results, and troubleshoot effectively, while drill and practice sets reinforce comprehension. To ensure mastery of the latest ideas and technology, the text thoroughly explains all mathematical concepts, symbols, and formulas required by future technicians and technologists. In addition, a new homework solution offers a wealth of online resources to maximize study efforts as well as provides an online testing tool for instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, 9E will give your students the math skills they need to succeed in the electrical trade. It introduces them to the important math principles through problems designed for the electrical profession and offers them an excellent opportunity to develop and practice problem-solving skills while at the same time providing a valuable review of electrical terminology. This new edition uses the same straightforward writing style and simple, step-by-step explanations that made previous editions so reader-friendly. It minimizes theory and emphasizes problem-solving techniques and practice problems. This new edition also includes updated illustrations and information for a better learning experience than ever before! The book begins with basic arithmetic and then, once these basic topics have been mastered, progresses to algebra and concludes with trigonometry. Practical problems with real-world scenarios from the electrical field are used throughout, allowing your students to apply key mathematical concepts while developing an awareness of basic electrical terms and practices. This is the perfect resource for students entering the electrical industry, or those simply looking to brush up on the necessary math. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This much-loved textbook introduces electrical and electronic principles and technology to students who are new to the subject. Real-world situations and engineering examples put the theory into context. The inclusion of worked problems with solutions really help aid your understanding and further problems then allow you to test and confirm you have mastered each subject. In total the books contains 410 worked problems, 540 further problems, 340 multiple-choice questions, 455 short-answer questions, and 7 revision tests with answers online. This an ideal text for vocational courses enabling a sound understanding of the knowledge required by technicians in fields such as electrical engineering, electronics and telecommunications. It will also be an excellent refresher for foundation and undergraduate degree students. It is supported by a companion website that contains solutions to the 540 questions in the practice exercises, formulae to help students answer the questions, multiple choice questions linked to each of the 23 chapters and information about the famous mathematicians and scientists mentioned in the book. Lecturers also have access to full solutions and the marking scheme for the 7 revision tests, lesson plans and illustrations from the book.
Electric Circuit Theory provides a concise coverage of the framework of electrical engineering. Comprised of six chapters, this book emphasizes the physical process of electrical engineering rather than abstract mathematics. Chapter 1 deals with files, circuits, and parameters, while Chapter 2 covers the natural and forced response of simple circuit. Chapter 3 talks about the sinusoidal steady state, and Chapter 4 discusses the circuit analysis. The fifth chapter tackles frequency response of networks, and the last chapter covers polyphase systems. This book will be of great help to electrical, electronics, and control engineering students or any other individuals who require a substantial understanding of the physical aspects of electrical engineering.
This book covers a field of electronics which is very mathematical and which presents difficulties to electronics students at all levels. It aims to provide the reader with enough maths to really understand what electronic filters are, how they work and how to use them. The book assumes a knowledge of mathematics at about GCSE level, and a minimum of electrical and electronic theory. It proceeds by easy stages to describe the structure, action and uses of filters, introducing and explaining the necessary additional maths at each stage. The discussion is backed up by descriptions of practical working filters of all types. All the filter circuits contained within the book are simulated on computer, and this provides a wealth of computer-generated diagrams and accurate graphs, many in 3-D, to illustrate the text. To ensure the reader is confident with what they learn, short sets of questions are included periodically throughout the text under the heading Keeping Up? At the end of each chapter there is a more demanding set of Test Yourself questions, designed to reinforce the understanding acquired by reading each chapter. Answers are given at the end of the book.
Majors and non-majors in electricity will benefit from this easy-to-understand and highly illustrated introduction to DC and AC electrical theory, circuits, and equipment. The only prequisites are algebra and a basic knowledge of trigonometry. This updated edition reflects changes in industry resulting from increasing computerization of electrical equipment. Modern solid-state components are covered in appropriate sections throughout the book. These components are especially featured in the area of industrial controls.
Up-to-date, easy-to-follow coverage of electricity and electronics In Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fifth Edition, a master teacher provides step-by-step lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications. Detailed illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions make it easy to learn the material quickly. This fully revised resource starts with the basics and takes you through advanced applications, such as communications systems and robotics. Solve current-voltage-resistance-impedance problems, make power calculations, optimize system performance, and prepare for licensing exams with help from this hands-on guide. Updated for the latest technological trends: Wireless Systems Fiber Optics Lasers Space Communications Mechatronics Comprehensive coverage includes: Direct-Current Circuit Basics and Analysis * Resistors * Cells and Batteries * Magnetism * Inductance * Capacitance * Phase * Inductive and Capacitive Reactance * Impedance and Admittance * Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis, Power, and Resonance * Transformers and Impedance Matching * Semiconductors * Diode Applications * Power Supplies * Bipolar and Field-Effect Transistors * Amplifiers and Oscillators * Digital and Computer Basics * Antennas for RF Communications * Integrated Circuits * Electron Tubes * Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation * Acoustics and Audio Fundamentals * Advanced Communications Systems Make Great Stuff! TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.
ELECTRONICS FOR ELECTRICIANS, 7e was written specifically for the electrician working in an industrial environment confronted with power electronic equipment, such as variable frequency drives, rectifiers, DC drives, and other equipment dependent on electronic components. It offers comprehensive coverage of electronic components common to industry, explaining how they work, how to use them, and how to test them. The Seventh Edition includes up-to-date graphics, detailed examples, and expanded coverage of such key topics as light emitting diodes and spike and surge suppression. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction provides a foundational understanding of electricity and the methods and devices specific to electricity from renewable sources. The book begins with a brief explanation of the necessary mathematics and then: Addresses the basics of electricity and relationships, motors and generators, transformers, and networks and distribution Tackles the key concepts associated with electronics, diodes and transistors, switching devices, and power converters Covers digital electronics from number systems and logic circuits to encoders and decoders Explores advanced subjects such as reactive power and the operation of a transistor A lab manual and PowerPoint presentation are available with qualifying course adoption. Featuring extensive review questions and practice problems at the end of each chapter, Electricity and Electronics for Renewable Energy Technology: An Introduction instills an essential knowledge of electricity and electronics required for work with renewable energy.