Introduction to Electric Circuits

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Acclaimed for its clear and concise explanations of difficult concepts, its comprehensive problem sets and exercises, and its authoritative coverage, Introduction to Electric Circuits, Ninth Edition, provides students with the latest developments in the field.
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Accessible. Praised by generations of instructors and students for its clear presentation of fundamental concepts and key examples, the text helps students easily grasp complex subject matter.

Authoritative. Written by experts, this classic text has enjoyed more than fifty years of proven success and offers students an eminently reliable introduction to the field.

Comprehensive problem sets. With more than 1600 problems, this book gives students many opportunities to apply and test their knowledge. All problems and exercises have been carefully checked to ensure accuracy and relevance. Answers to selected problems can be found at the back of the book, allowing students to check their work.

Engaging design. A vibrant full-color design--which includes more than thirty color photos-- draws students into the material.

Demonstrative examples. Numerous worked examples throughout each chapter show students how to perform the calculations that are essential to circuit analysis.

"Integrate the Concepts" exercises. These exercises require students to apply the concepts covered in each chapter to solve real-life problems.

Meets industry standards. This book covers the current use of SI metric units, with careful attention to the accuracy of all calculations in accordance with the latest engineering and scientific practices.

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Herbert W. Jackson published the first edition of Introduction to Electric Circuits in 1959. Known as "the father of the Ontario college system", Jackson taught electronics and electrical engineering technology for more than forty years. In addition to authoring Introduction to Electric Circuits--a text that would become the industry standard and shape curricula for years to follow--Jackson was a member of the Ontario Ministry of Education, where he oversaw the creation of the province's community colleges.

Dale Temple teaches electronics engineering technology at the College of the North Atlantic, where he has served as coordinator of the electronics program. Prior to working on Introduction to Electric Circuits, Temple contributed as a coauthor to the Canadian editions of Boylestad and Nashelsky's Electronic Devices and Theory and Tocci's Digital Systems: Principles and Applications.

Brian Kelly is formerly an instructor at the College of the North Atlantic, where, in addition to teaching, he served as coordinator for the introductory circuit analysis course. In addition to coauthoring Introduction to Electric Circuits, Kelly created the lab manual and solutions manual that accompany the text.

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"A magnificent book. . . easy to follow, clear, practical, complete."

--Mihai Antonescu, John Abbott College

"The general layout and structure of the text is conducive to autonomous learning. The shorter chapter design provides a 'mentally digestible' quantity of learning that is more likely to fit in a student's available schedule, thus helping them avoid the perils of procrastination."

--Denard Lynch, University of Saskatchewan

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