Introduction to Direct Current/Alternating Current Electronics

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9780135000267: Introduction to Direct Current/Alternating Current Electronics
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This time-honored book, now in its sixth edition, improves on its charter to offer comprehensive and current coverage of DC/AC electronics and Semiconductor Devices and Circuits, along with all prerequisite mathematics, in a learner-friendly easily-accessible format. The presentation includes many historical vignettes and margin timelines, mini-math review sections, circuit simulation icons, and circuit analysis tables, and much more. For electrical engineers and computer technicians.

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Following up on the overwhelming sucess of the second edtion, Nigel Cook takes his best-selling electronics textbook into the forefront of teaching and learning with a new third edition. From basic electricity, direct current and alternating current circuits, through semiconductor devices and op amps, Cook's down-to-earth approach makes the world of electronics come vividly alive. The book builds upon the highly praised "practical learning approach" with; historical success stories, guided examples, actual circuit applications, device testing, circuit troubleshooting, performance based objectives, quick-references summary sheets, integrated mini-math reviews, and much more, making all of the topics student friendly. This fine-tuned, carefully tested and accuracy checked volume meets the needs of those beginning their training or expanding their career skills in electronics today. This version of Cook's DC/AC text, combines the first 18 chapters of Introductory DC/AC Circuits, 3/E with 5 additional chapters of devices coverage. The book is intended for use in DC/AC courses and may also be appropriate for Devices electronics courses.

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This reader-friendly introduction to DC/AC circuits uses a "practical learning approach" filled with historical success stories, guided step-by-step examples, actual circuit applications, device testing, circuit troubleshooting, performance based objectives, quick-references summary sheets, and integrated mini-math reviews. A free time-locked complete CD-ROM version of Electronics Workbench is included along with 150 pre-built circuits taken directly from the book. Covers topics from basic electricity, direct current and alternating current circuits, through semiconductor devices and op amps. Considers new technology topics (e.g., how to solder and desolder surface mount components (SMCs), the hand-held scopemeter). Covers component testing, circuit troubleshooting, and test equipment operation, to prepare readers for the working world. Features a 16-page color career opportunity photographic essay that details the development of electronic products and describes career opportunities. For those beginning their training or expanding their career skills in electronics.

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