McGraw-Hill Dictionary Of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Paperback | July 27, 2004

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Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th Edition, this quick-find resource provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in the fields of electrical and computer engineering. Additional features include: a pronunciation guide for every term, acronyms, crossreferences,and abbreviations, and appendices with valuable tables. Fields covered include: * Communications * Computer Science * Control Systems * Design Engineering * Electricity * Electromagnetism * ElectricalSystems Engineering * and much more!

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Derived from the content of the respected McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th Edition, this quick-find resource provides thousands of definitions of words and phrases encountered in the fields of electrical and computer engineering. Additional features include: a pronunciation guide for every term, acronyms, c...

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THE LANGUAGE OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Derived from the world-renowned McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms,Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you're a professional, a student, a writer, o...

Compiled by the editorial staff of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 8.4 × 5.52 × 1.45 inPublished:July 27, 2004Publisher:Mcgraw Hill CanadaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071442103

ISBN - 13:9780071442107

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Table of Contents

Frontmatter: Preface; Editorial Staff; How to Use the Dictionary; Scope of Fields; Pronunciation Key. Dictionary: Entries A-Z. Appendices: Conversion Tables; Scientific Notation; Data Tables

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From review by: M. T. Kochis, California State University, SacramentoThis dictionary focuses broadly on electrical, computer, and electronics engineering and touches on related areas such as mathematics and communications. It arranges headwords alphabetically and precedes each term with an abbreviation for its field, which helps place terms in context, e.g., electromag for electromagnetism. The approximately 18,000 terms are taken from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms (6th ed., CH, Mar'03), a much larger dictionary (110,000 terms) that covers both natural and applied sciences. Since most libraries these days cannot afford to duplicate content, academic and public libraries will want the more comprehensive dictionary...Practicing engineers could benefit from the present dictionary because of its tighter focus and lengthy appendixes...