The Complete Idiot's Guide to Electrical Repair

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Electrical Repair is a basic instruction manual on home wiring and repair. The book covers AC/DC, volts, watts, fuses, and circuit breakers, national and local codes, and caution signs and safety concerns. Learn when it's best to do-it-yourself and when you need to bring in the pros. Also covered are extension cords and multiple strips, switches and receptacles, installing fixtures and adding new circuits, and working around existing wiring.

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Terry Meany has been a professional home restorer for two decades. A talented amateur who picked up wiring skills as a homeowner and from observing electricians on remodeling jobs, his work has included adding numerous circuits in two houses and replacing ones with new, grounded cable. The author of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Remodeling Your Home, Care for Your Home The Lazy Way, and Working Windows: A Guide to the Repair and Restoration of Wood Windows, Terry lives in the Seattle area.

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Book Description Alpha, 2000. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: List of Contributers. List of Symbols and Abbreviations. 1 Nanomaterials for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Zhong Lin Wang). 1.1 Why nanomaterials? 1.2 Characterization of nanophase materials. 1.3 Scope of the book. References. 2 X-ray Characterization of Nanoparticles (Daniela Zanchet, Blair D. Hall, and Daniel Ugarte). 2.1 Introduction. 2.2 X-ray sources. 2.3 Wide-angle X-ray diffraction. 2.4 Extended X-ray absorption spectroscopy. 2.5 Conclusions. References. 3 Transmission Electron Microscopy and Spectroscopy of Nanoparticles (Zhong Lin Wang). 3.1 A transmission electron microscope. 3.2 High-resolution TEM lattice imaging. 3.3 Defects in nanophase materials. 3.4 Electron holography. 3.5 In-situ microscopy. 3.6 Electron energy-loss spectroscopy of nanoparticles. 3.7 Energy-filtered electron imaging. 3.8 Structure of self-assembled nanocrystal superlattices. 3.9 Summary. References. 4 Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy of Nanoparticles (Jingyue Liu). 4.1 Introduction to STEM and associated techniques. 4.2 STEM instrumentation. 4.3 Imaging with high-energy electrons. 4.4 Coherent electron nanodiffraction. 4.5 Imaging with secondary electrons. 4.6 Imaging with Auger electrons. 4.7 Nanoanalysis with energy-loss electrons and X-rays. 4.8 Summary. References. 5 Scanning Probe Microscopy of Nanoclusters (Lifeng Chi and Christian Rthig). 5.1 Introduction. 5.2 Fundamental of the techniques. 5.3 Experimental approaches and data interpretation. 5.4 Applications for characterizing nanophase materials. 5.5 Limitations and Prospects. References. 6 Electrical and Electrochemical Analysis of Nanophase Materials (Zhong Shi and Meilin Liu). 6.1 Introduction. 6.2 Preparation of nanostructured electrode. 6.3 Principles of electrochemical techniques. 6.4 Application to nanostructured electrodes. 6.5 Summary. References. Optical Spectroscopy of Nanophase Materials (C. Burda, T. Green, C. Landes, S. Link, R. Little, J. Petroski, M. A. El-Sayed). 7.1 Introduction. 7.2 Experimental. 7.3 Metal nanostructures. 7.4 Semiconductor nanostructures. References. 8 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance - Characterization of Self-Assembled Nanostructural Materials (Li-Qiong Wang, Gregory J. Exarhos, and Jun Liu). Abstract. 8.1 Introduction. 8.2 Basic principles of solid state NMR. 8.3 Application of NMR in characterization of self-assembled materials. 8.4 Materials design, characterization, and properties. 8.5 Conclusion. References. 9 Photoluminescence from Single Semiconductor Nanostructures (Stephen Empedocles, Robert Neuhauser, Kentaro Shimizu and Moungi Bawendi). Abstract. 9.1 Introduction. 9.2 Sample Preparation. 9.3 Single Nanocrystal Imaging. 9.4 Polarization Spectroscopy. 9.5 Single Nanocrystal Spectroscopy. 9.6 Spectral Diffusion. 9.7 Large Spectral Diffusion Shifts. 9.8 Stark Spectroscopy. 9.9 Conclusion. References. 10 Nanomagnetism (Wal A. de Heer). 10.1 Introduction. 10.2 Basic concepts in magnetism. 10.3 Magnetism in reduced dimensional systems. 10.4 Microscopic characterization of nanoscopic magnetic particles. 10.5 Magnetic properties of selected nanomagnetic systems. References. 11 Metal-oxide and -sulfide Nanocrystals and Nanostructures (A. Chemseddine). 11.1 Introduction. 11.2 Nanocrystals processing by wet chemical methods - general remarks on synthesis and characterization. 11.3 Sulfides nanocrystals. 11.4 Connecting and assembling sulfide nanocrystals. 11.5 Oxide nanocrystals: synthesis and characterization. 11.6 Applications, prospects and concluding remarks. References. 12 Electron Microscopy of Fullerenes and Related Materials (G. Van Tendeloo and S. Amelinckx). 12.1 Introduction. 12.2 Molecular crystals of fullerenes. 12.3 Crystals of C60 derived materials. 12.4 Graphite nanotubes. 12.5 Conclusions. References. Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028638964

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