Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics 6th Edition

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259585548
Release Date: 2016-06-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications—all without taking a formal course This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you’ll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers—even the Arduino electronics platform. This up-to-date sixth edition covers: · Direct Current (DC) Circuits · Resistors · Cells and Batteries · Magnetism · Alternating Current (AC) Circuits · Inductors and Capacitors · Phase · Inductive and Capacitive Reactance · Impedance and Admittance · AC Power and Resonance · Transformers and Impedance Matching · Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors · Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes · Amplifiers and Oscillators · Wireless Transmitters and Receivers · Digital Circuits · Microcontrollers, including the Arduino · Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation · Acoustics and Audio · Lasers · Advanced Communication Systems · Antennas for RF Communications

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics Sixth Edition

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
ISBN: 1259585530
Release Date: 2016-06-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications—all without taking a formal course This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you’ll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers—even the Arduino electronics platform. This up-to-date sixth edition covers: · Direct Current (DC) Circuits · Resistors · Cells and Batteries · Magnetism · Alternating Current (AC) Circuits · Inductors and Capacitors · Phase · Inductive and Capacitive Reactance · Impedance and Admittance · AC Power and Resonance · Transformers and Impedance Matching · Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors · Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes · Amplifiers and Oscillators · Wireless Transmitters and Receivers · Digital Circuits · Microcontrollers, including the Arduino · Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation · Acoustics and Audio · Lasers · Advanced Communication Systems · Antennas for RF Communications

Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071621636
Release Date: 2010-07-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Amp up your understanding of electricity and magnetism with DOZENS OF DO-IT-YOURSELF EXPERIMENTS Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home is a hands-on guide that helps you master the principles of electrical currents and magnetism. Each of the book's three sections--direct current, alternating current, and magnetism--begins with step-by-step instructions for setting up your lab for the experiments that follow. Using inexpensive, easy-to-find parts, the experiments progress from basic to more complex and will spark ideas and encourage inventiveness. Expect unexpected results when you experiment with: Diode-based voltage reducer Compass-based galvanometer Photovoltaic illuminometer Utility bulb saver Ripple filter Xener-diode voltage regulator AC spectrum monitor Ampere's law with wire loop AC electromagnet Handheld wind turbine And dozens more projects ELECTRICITY EXPERIMENTS YOU CAN DO AT HOME helps you to: Solve circuit problems in electricity Build practical and interesting electrical and magnetic devices Get ideas for science-fair projects Prepare for advanced courses in electricity and electronics Learn the basics of laboratory practice

Beginner s Guide to Reading Schematics Third Edition

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071827782
Release Date: 2013-10-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The major revision of this classic boasts completely new drawings and more than 50% brand-new information - making it the most up-to-date and best resource on reading AND designing schematics available!

Electricity Demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071466967
Release Date: 2005-02-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

POWER UP YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF ELECTRICITY Now anyone with an interest in electricity can master it -- without getting their wires crossed. In Electricity Demystified, best-selling science and math writer Stan Gibilisco provides an effective and painless way to improve your understanding of the electricity that powers so much of modern life. With Electricity Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers quizzes and tests at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 70-question final exam to reinforce the entire book. If you want to build or refresh your understanding of electricity, here's a fast, entertaining self-teaching course that's really electrifying! Get ready to: Understand what gives electricity its power Solve problems involving current, voltage, power, and resistance Grasp the connection between electricity and magnetism Discover how magnetic levitation works Learn about alternative electricity sources, such as solar energy and fuel cells Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself! A fast, effective, and fun way to learn about electricity, Electricity Demystified is the perfect shortcut to a deeper understanding of one of the most powerful forces in our lives.

Electronics Demystified Second Edition

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071768085
Release Date: 2011-10-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering

SUPERCHARGE your understanding of ELECTRONICS Learn electronics without getting your wires crossed! Electronics Demystified, Second Edition teaches you fundamental concepts and applications step by step. This practical guide begins by covering voltage, current, resistance, impedance, admittance, and power supplies. The book goes on to discuss semiconductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, and signal amplifiers and oscillators. Wireless electronics is then addressed, including radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, telecommunications, and antennas. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key topics. It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about: Ohm's law Current and voltage in RL and RC circuits Oscillation and amplification Bipolar and field-effect transistors Radio-wave propagation Receiver and transmitter design Communications satellites and antennas Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electronics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject.

Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071832922
Release Date: 2014-10-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Get up and running as a ham radio operator—or just listen in on the shortwave bands! Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist shows you, step by step, how to set up and operate your own ham radio station. It’s also perfect for those interested in shortwave listening, without getting a ham radio license. This practical guide covers communications modes, assigned frequency ranges in the United States, details on fixed, mobile, and portable ham stations, antennas, and much more. Ham radio will work even when the Internet and other utilities fail. So get on the air and keep the lines of communication open in any situation! Inside, you’ll find out all about: Radio waves and how they travel Shortwave and allwave listening Communications modes for ham radio operators, including using the Internet as a supplement Ham radio licenses and assigned frequency ranges (bands) used in the United States Wave-propagation characteristics and tips on the bands best suited for use at different times of the day, year, and sunspot cycle Selecting and installing equipment for fixed ham radio stations Setting up mobile and portable ham radio stations Antennas and transmission lines for various frequencies and station types How to operate your station using popular voice and digital modes Schematic symbols and Q signals for ham radio operators

Tab Electronics Gd To Understanding

Author: Slone
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 0070603111
Release Date: 2005-06-01
Genre:

Have you ever dreamed of mastering the energy and technology that's transforming life on Earth? Imagine yourself in control of electronics at your own hobby bench? Wanted the knowledge and skills to make your electronic equipment work better, to create new applications (even new inventions), and to be able to explain what's going on inside the high-tech devices you use every day? With this book, you're on your way. Popular Electronics writer G. RANDY SLONE can help you do it all.

Teach Yourself Algebra for Electronic Circuits

Author: Kenneth Jenkins
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071381826
Release Date: 2001-08-27
Genre: Mathematics

Practical math to help you plan, design, and problem-solve electric circuits The ideal tool for upgrading career-enhancing math skills, Teach Yourself Algebra for Electronic Circuits helps you learn the methods that support today’s technological growth and innovation. Author Ken Jenkins has put together a genuinely user-friendly tutorial. Every chapter is a self-contained unit, making it easier to find the answers you want and learn at your own pace – without flipping through pages, looking for connections or background. Learn or upgrade your skills with: * Self-teaching text, complete with worked-out questions/solutions and final exams *Math that goes beyond elementary algebra, without the burden of heavy-duty calculus you don’t need * Circuit-focused applications, illustrations, and examples * Special help with the algebra of logic and matrices *Hundreds of practical problems with detailed solutions throughout the book * Over 300 illustrations to help you learn quickly and easily

Making Everyday Electronics Work A Do It Yourself Guide

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071808002
Release Date: 2013-08-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

UNDERSTAND, MAINTAIN, AND IMPROVE THE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS IN YOUR HOME AND AUTO If you've ever felt lost when choosing a home entertainment system, wondered how to test an electrical outlet to see if it's grounded, or puzzled over how to make the Wi-Fi in the front room reach the back—then this book is for you! Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide explains how electricity works and shows you how to take care of the electronics and electrical systems around your house. Save time and money by doing your own electrical diagnostics with help from this practical resource! Learn how to measure electrical current strength, test for electromagnetic interference, and trace failures in circuits. Save power and even replace your current power source with alternative forms of energy. And don't let a tangle of cables and an alphabet-soup of electronics terms keep you from installing a new entertainment system. You'll learn all the practical information you need to know in this easy-to-understand book! Learn the basics of electronics--DC/AC, batteries, power supplies, electromagnetics, semiconductors, digital logic, taking electrical measurements, and more Assemble a practical workbench and acquire essential tools for DIY testing and repairs Manage your breaker or fuse box, circuits, and outlets Explore alternative electricity sources such as generators, fuel cells, and solar, wind, and hydro power Learn how your car or truck's electrical system works Successfully set up a hi-fi stereo, TV, or home theater system Resolve problems with interference among wireless devices

Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071843812
Release Date: 2015-06-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Set up your own home electronics workshop In this practical guide, electronics expert Stan Gibilisco shows you, step by step, how to set up a home workshop so you can invent, design, build, test, and repair electronic circuits and gadgets. Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists provides tips for constructing your workbench and stocking it with the tools, components, and test equipment you’ll need. Clear illustrations and interesting do-it-yourself experiments are included throughout this hands-on resource. Learn techniques, calculations, and formulas for working with: Resistors Capacitors Inductors Transformers Diodes Transistors Integrated circuits And more

Aircraft Electricity and Electronics

Author: Thomas Eismin
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
ISBN: 0028018591
Release Date: 1994-03-15
Genre: Transportation

One of five texts in Glencoe's Aviation Technology Series, (formerly the Northrop series), Aircraft Electricity and Electronics provides your students with the information they need to perform return-to-service-quality maintenance and repair of aircraft electrical systems. The material covered includes the details necessary for the Federal Aviation Administration certification of Airframe and Powerplants Technicians. The text expands well beyond this basic information, however, providing as in-depth study of both ac and dc systems for virtually all varieties of aircraft. The text takes students through the fundamentals of electron theory and on to the study of aircraft digital control systems. Integrated into the text are various examples of troubleshooting techniques as they apply to aircraft systems. The text also provides details on a variety of general and commercial aircraft electrical/electronic systems, including avionic systems. One of the major changes in this edition is the modernization of material about electrical and electronic equipment to reflect current practices. Coverage of transistors and semiconductors, lighting systems, and nickel cadmium batteries has been updated while troubleshooting techniques using digital and analog meters have been added. This edition includes a Student Study Guide that parallels the text. It provides fill-in-the-blank questions that identify key term, demonstrates applications of mathematical relationships, and validates learning progress by offering multiple-choice questions. The Instructor's Manual provides answers to the review questions and transparency masters to help you illustrate key concepts.

How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic

Author: Michael Geier
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071744232
Release Date: 2011-01-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Master the Art of Electronics Repair In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear. You'll start by selecting the tools and test equipment you'll need and setting up your workbench. Then, you'll get familiar with components and how they form circuits, stages, and sections of a device. Next, you'll learn how to take a product apart, figure out what's wrong with it, replace components, and reassemble it. Real-world case studies help clarify the topics covered. Tips and tricks for specific devices, such as optical disc players, computers, and video recorders, are also included in this practical resource. Set up a workbench and equip it with tools and test instruments Ensure personal safety and avoid electrical and physical damage to devices Understand electrical units, circuits, and signals Use test equipment, including a digital multimeter, signal generator, frequency counter, and an oscilloscope Repair circuit boards and replace parts Work with components, from capacitors and ICs to transistors and zeners Learn to read block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams Disassemble devices and identify sections and stages Troubleshoot and diagnose to the component level Perform reverse-order reassembly

Buddhism In A Week Teach Yourself

Author: Clive Erricker
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 9781444196276
Release Date: 2013-08-30
Genre: Philosophy

Learn in a week, remember for a lifetime! In just one week, this accessible book will give you knowledge to last forever. End of chapter summaries and multiple choice questions are all designed to help you test your knowledge and gain confidence. So whether you are a student or you simply want to widen your knowledge, you will find this seven-day course a very memorable introduction. Sunday: Consider what Buddhism is and why it matters Monday: Learn who the Buddha was and how he lived Tuesday: Examine the Buddha's teaching on a wide range of issues Wednesday: Discover the Buddhist scriptures and learn how they are interpreted today. Thursday: Explore meditation and Buddhist devotional practices. Friday: Engage with the ethics of Buddhism, and how Buddhists respond to moral issues Saturday: Clarify procedures for disciplinary interviews

Physics Demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071412123
Release Date: 2002-03-22
Genre: Science

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE A ROCKET SCIENTIST TO UNDERSTAND PHYSICS Now anyone with an interest in the physical sciences can master physics -- without formal training or drowning in a sea of complicated formulas and equations. In Physics Demystified best-selling author Stan Gibilisco offers a fun, effective, and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of physics. With Physics Demystified you master the subject one simple step at a time – at your own speed. Unlike most books on physics, general principles are presented first – and the details follow. In order to make the learning process as clear and simple as possible, heavy-duty math, formulas, and equations are kept to a minimum. This unique self-teaching guide offers questions at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book. Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced student, Physics Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on physics. HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO: * Understand the math used in physical science * Solve mass/force/acceleration problems * Create mathematical models of physical phenomena * Perform distance vs. time calculations * Determine potential and kinetic energy * Calculate the wavelength of sounds and radio signals * Understand visible light interference patterns * Calculate the energy and frequency of a moving particle * Understand atomic structure * Learn about electric current, voltage, resistance, power, and energy