Electronics: A Systems Approach by Neil StoreyElectronics: A Systems Approach by Neil Storey

Electronics: A Systems Approach

byNeil Storey

Paperback | July 1, 2013

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The fifth edition of Electronics: A Systems Approach is an outstanding introduction to this fast-moving, important field. Fully updated, it covers the latest changes and developments in the world of electronics. It continues to use Neil Storey’s well-respected systems approach, firstly explaining the electrical circuits concepts to build students' confidence and understanding, before looking at electronics systems. This allows the student to contextualise what the system is designed to achieve, before tackling the intricacies of the individual components.


The book also offers an integrated treatment of analogue and digital electronics, highlighting and exploring the common ground between the two fields.


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New Content:

  • A major new chapter on Communications including both analogue and digital techniques.
  • A new chapter on Electric Motors and Generators.
  • New sections on the Design of Sequential Logic and Implementing Complex Gates in CMOS.
  • An extended treatment of topics such as Power Dissipation in Digital Systems, Timers, Microcomputer Programming and System on a Chip (SOC) Devices.
  • New Further Study exercises at the end of each chapter, based on engaging real-world problems.



  • Provides an integrated treatment of analogue and digital electronics, highlighting and exploring the common ground between the two fields.


  • Includes an introduction to basic electrical engineering circuits and components, so the book can be used as a stand-alone text for introductory courses in both Electronics and Electrical Engineering.


  • Learning is reinforced by chapter objectives and summaries throughout the book


  • Students encounter real-life applications through the worked examples and exercises.
  • Title:Electronics: A Systems ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:856 pages, 9.75 × 7.5 × 1.4 inPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0273773275

    ISBN - 13:9780273773276


    Table of Contents


    1   Basic Electrical circuits and components   

    2   Measurement of Voltages and Currents

    3   Resistance and DC Circuits

    4   Capacitance and Electric Fields

    5   Inductance and Magnetic Fields   

    6   Alternating Voltages and Currents   

    7   Power in AC Circuits  

    8   Electric Motors and Generators

    9   Frequency Characteristics of AC Circuits

    10  Transient Behaviour   


    11 Electronic Systems  

    12    Sensors   

    13    Actuators   

    14    Amplification

    15 Control and Feedback  

    16 Operational Amplifiers  

    17 Semiconductors and Diodes   

    18 Filed-effect Transistors

    19    Bipolar Junction Transistors   

    20 Power Electronics   

    21    Internal Circuitry of Operational Amplifiers 

    22    Noise and EMC  

    23 Positive Feedback, Oscillators and Stability

    24 Digital Systems

    25    Sequential Logic  

    26 Digital Devices  

    27 Implementing Digital Designs  

    28 Communications   

    29   Data Acquisition and Conversion

    30    System Design