Electric Circuits Fundamentals

Hardcover | June 23, 2009

byThomas L. Floyd

not yet rated|write a review

The 8th edition of this acclaimed book provides practical coverage of electric circuits.  Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a design and page layout that enhances visual interest and ease of use. The organization provides a logical flow of subject matter and the pedagogical features assure maximum comprehension. Some key features include:

  • Symptom/Cause” problems, and exercises on Multisim circuits.
  • Key terms glossary–Furnished at the end of each chapter.
  • Vivid illustrations.
  • Numerous examples in each chapter–Illustrate major concepts, theorems, and methods.

     

    This is a perfect reference for professionals with a career in electronics, engineering, technical sales, field service, industrial manufacturing, service shop repair, and/or technical writing.

  • Pricing and Purchase Info

    $145.91
    $220.25 list price save 33%
    Ships within 1-2 weeks
    Ships free on orders over $25

    From the Publisher

    The 8th edition of this acclaimed book provides practical coverage of electric circuits.  Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a design and page layout that enhances visual interest and ease of use. The organization provides a logical flow of subject matter and the pedagogical features assure maximum comprehension. S...

    From the Jacket

    The 8th edition of this acclaimed book provides practical coverage of electric circuits.  Well-illustrated and clearly written, the book contains a design and page layout that enhances visual interest and ease of use. The organization provides a logical flow of subject matter and the pedagogical features assure maximum comprehension. S...

    Format:HardcoverDimensions:768 pages, 10.7 × 8.6 × 1.3 inPublished:June 23, 2009Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:013507293X

    ISBN - 13:9780135072936

    Customer Reviews of Electric Circuits Fundamentals

    Reviews

    Extra Content

    Table of Contents

    Part I  DC Circuits

    Chapter 1  Quantities and Units

    1-1   Scientific and Engineering Notation

    1-2   Units and Metric Prefixes

    1-3   Metric Unit Conversions

    1-4   Measured Numbers

    1-5   Electrical Safety

     

    Chapter 2  Voltage, Current, and Resistance

     2-1 Atoms

     2-2 Electrical Charge

     2-3 Voltage

     2-4 Current

     2-5 Resistance

     2-6 The Electric Circuit

     2-7 Basic Circuit Measurements

            Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 3  Ohm’s Law, Energy, and Power

    3-1   Ohm’s Law

    3-2   Application of Ohm’s Law

    3-3   Energy and Power

    3-4   Power in an Electric Circuit

    3-5   The Power Rating of Resistors

    3-6   Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistance

    3-7   Power Supplies

    3-8   Introduction to Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

     

    Chapter 4  Series Circuits

    4-1   Resistors in Series

    4-2   Total Series Resistance

    4-3   Current in a Series Circuit

    4-4   Application of Ohm’s Law

    4-5   Voltage Sources in Series

    4-6   Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law

    4-7   Voltage Dividers

    4-8   Power in Series Circuits

    4-9   Voltage Measurements

    4-10  Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 5  Parallel Circuits

    5-1   Resistors in Parallel

    5-2   Total Parallel Resistance

    5-3   Voltage in a Parallel Circuit

    5-4   Application of Ohm’s Law

    5-5   Kirchhoff’s Current Law

    5-6   Current Dividers

    5-7   Power in Parallel Circuits

    5-8   Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 6 Series-Parallel Circuits

    6-1   Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships

    6-2   Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits

    6-3   Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads

    6-4   Loading Effect of a Voltmeter

    6-5   The Wheatstone Bridge

    6-6   Thevenin’s Theorem

    6-7   The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

    6-8   The Superposition Theorem

    6-9   Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 7  Magnetism and Electromagnetism

    7-1   The Magnetic Field

    7-2   Electromagnetism

    7-3   Electromagnetic Devices

    7-4   Magnetic Hysteresis

    7-5   Electromagnetic Induction

    7-6   Applications of Electromagnetic Induction

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

     

    Part II  AC Circuits

     

    Chapter 8 Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage

    8-1   The Sinusoidal Waveform

    8-2   Sinusoidal Voltage Sources

    8-3   Voltage and Current Values of Sine Waves

    8-4   Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave

    8-5   The Sine Wave Formula

    8-6   Analysis of AC Circuits

    8-7   Superimposed DC and AC Voltages

    8-8   Nonsinusoidal Waveforms

    8-9   The Oscilloscope

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

    Chapter 9 Capacitors

    9-1   The Basic Capacitor

    9-2   Types of Capacitors

    9-3   Series Capacitors

    9-4   Parallel Capacitors

    9-5   Capacitors in DC Circuits

    9-6   Capacitors in AC Circuits

    9-7   Capacitor Applications

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

     

    Chapter 10 RC Circuits

    10-1  Sinusoidal Response of RC Circuits

    10-2  Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RC Circuits

    10-3  Analysis of Series RC Circuits

    10-4  Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RC Circuits

    10-5  Analysis of Parallel RC Circuits

    10-6  Analysis of Series-Parallel RC Circuits

    10-7  Power in RC Circuits

    10-8  Basic Applications

    10-9  Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 11 Inductors

    11-1  The Basic Inductor

    11-2  Types of Inductors

    11-3  Series and Parallel Inductors

    11-4  Inductors in DC Circuits

    11-5  Inductors in AC Circuits

    11-6  Inductor Applications

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

     

    Chapter 12 RL Circuits

    12-1  Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuits

    12-2  Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RL Circuits

    12-3  Analysis of Series RL Circuits

    12-4  Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RL Circuits

    12-5  Analysis of Parallel RL Circuits

    12-6  Analysis of Series-Parallel RL Circuits

    12-7  Power in RL Circuits

    12-8  Basic Applications

    12-9  Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 13  RLC Circuits and Resonance

    13-1  Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RLC Circuits

    13-2  Analysis of Series RLC Circuits

    13-3  Series Resonance

    13-4  Series Resonant Filters

    13-5  Parallel RLC Circuits

    13-6  Parallel Resonance

    13-7  Parallel Resonant Filters

    13-8  Applications

    Application Assignment Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 14  Time Response of Reactive Circuits

    14-1  The RC Integrator

    14-2  Response of RC Integrators to a Single Pulse

    14-3  Response of RC Integrators to Repetitive Pulses

    14-4  Response of RC Differentiators to a Single Pulse

    14-5  Response of RC Differentiators to Repetitive Pulses

    14-6  Response of RL Integrators to Pulse Inputs

    14-7  Response of RL Differentiators to Pulse Inputs

    14-8  Applications

    14-9  Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Chapter 15 Transformers

    15-1  Mutual Inductance

    15-2  The Basic Transformer

    15-3  Step-Up and Step-Down Transformers

    15-4  Loading the Secondary

    15-5  Reflected Load

    15-6  Impedance Matching

    15-7  Nonideal Transformer Characteristics

    15-8  Tapped and Multiple-Winding Transformers

    15-9  Troubleshooting

    Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

     

    Appendices 

    A     Table of Standard Resistor Values

    B      Capacitor Color Coding and Marking

    C      The Current Source, Norton’s Theorem, and Millman’s Theorem

     

    Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

    Glossary

    Index