Study Guide for Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition

Paperback | March 28, 2014

byThomas Eismin

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Test your knowledge of modern electrical and electronics systems for aircraft

Fully updated for the latest technological advances, this complete study guide features hundreds of multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and analysis questions to reinforce the material presented in Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. Topics covered include design concepts, FAA certification requirements, and aerospace-quality maintenance and repair techniques for aircraft electrical and electronics systems. Designed to help you prepare for the FAA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic certification exam, this book contains new and revised information on:

  • The Airbus A-380 and the Boeing 787
  • Fiber-optic cable
  • Brushless motors and modern sensors
  • Variable frequency generators
  • Very light jet electrical power systems
  • Electronic maintenance data
  • Advanced integrated test equipment
  • GPS augmentation systems and satellite communications
  • Flight data and cockpit voice recorders
  • Synthetic vision and radar systems
  • Integrated flight decks
  • Flight management systems
  • And much more

    Study Guide for Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, covers:

  • Fundamentals of electricity
  • Applications of Ohm’s law
  • Aircraft storage batteries
  • Electric wire and wiring practices
  • Alternating current
  • Electrical control devices
  • Digital electronics
  • Electric measuring instruments
  • Electric motors
  • Generators and related control circuits
  • Alternators, inverters, and related controls
  • Power distribution systems
  • Design and maintenance of aircraft electrical systems
  • Radio theory
  • Communication and navigation systems
  • Weather warning and other safety systems
  • Instruments and autoflight systems

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    Test your knowledge of modern electrical and electronics systems for aircraftFully updated for the latest technological advances, this complete study guide features hundreds of multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and analysis questions to reinforce the material presented in Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition. Topics co...

    Thomas K. Eismin (West Lafayette, IN) is a professor of aviation technology and has been teaching at Purdue University since 1977. He has held several FAA certifications, including Inspection Authorization, Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, and others.

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    Format:PaperbackDimensions:12.3 × 6.8 × 0.4 inPublished:March 28, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

    The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

    ISBN - 10:0071823662

    ISBN - 13:9780071823661

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    Table of Contents

    .Fundamentals of Electricity.Applications of Ohm's Law.Aircraft Storage Batteries.Electric Wire and Wiring Practices.Alternating Current.Electrical Control Devices.Digital Electronics.Electric Measuring Instruments.Electric Motors.Generators and Related Control Circuits.Alternators, Inverters, and Related Controls.Power Distribution Systems.Design and Maintenance of Aircraft Electrical Systems.Radio Theory.Communication and Navigation Systems.Weather and Other Warning Systems.Electric Instruments and Autoflight Systems