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Foundations of Electronics 5th Edition

Russell Meade

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2003, 1999, 1994
  • 832 Pages

Overview

Learn electronics fundamentals for both DC and AC circuits, from Ohm’s Law through series and parallel resonant circuits! This highly acclaimed introduction to the world of electronics technology has been carefully updated to better provide technicians with a foundation in modern electronics needed to launch a career or pursue more advanced study. Real-world color codes and strategic highlighting are integrated with ample color charts, photos, schematics, and diagrams for a solid understanding of circuit behavior that equips readers to progress to more complex topics with ease. This edition features all new, automated calculations for the formulas in the book on the accompanying CD, as well as new information on admittance, susceptance, and more!

Russell Meade,

Russell L. Meade obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Mercer University in Georgia. He possesses more than 11 years of teaching experience in electronics and more than 10 years of business experience in such high-tech industries as Scientific-Atlanta, Electromagnetic Sciences, Inc., and Training Technology, Inc. Russell also has more than 16 years of State Agency Technical Education experience in the field of electronics, and has authored numerous books for electronics education and training.
  • Motivational Preview sections in each chapter inspire readers to want to learn, while in-process learning checks offer opportunities to review key concepts before moving on
  • Examples and practice problems are provided where they will have the most impact, enabling readers to apply concepts immediately
  • Unique SIMPLER method teaches important troubleshooting techniques for both "systems-approach" block-diagram-level troubleshooting and "discrete component-level" troubleshooting while developing critical and logical thinking skills
  • "Good Ideas," "Helpful Hints," and "Practical Notes" features provide built-in training that can be used in the real world
  • Computer tools, such as Excel examples, MultiSim circuit files, and "Electronics into the Future" interactive tutorials, provide opportunities to solve electronics problems in a variety of ways
Foundational Concepts
Basic Concepts of Electricity
Electrical Quantities and Components
Ohm’s Law
Series Circuits
Parallel Circuits
Series-Parallel Circuits
Basic Network Theorems
Network Analysis Techniques
Magnetism and Electromagnetism
Measuring Instruments
Basic AC Quantities
The Oscilloscope
Inductance
Inductive Reactance in AC
RL Circuits in AC
Basic Transformer Characteristics
Capacitance
Capacitive Reactance In AC
RC Circuits in AC
RLC Circuit Analysis
Series and Parallel Resonance

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  • ISBN-10: 141800538X
  • ISBN-13: 9781418005382
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $256.25
  • RETAIL $340.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Foundations of Electronics: Circuits & Devices, Electron Flow Version

ISBN: 9781418005375
Foundations of Electronics: Circuits and Devices, 5E includes the same superior content and readability as Foundations of Electronics, 5E, plus strong coverage of solid-state devices theory and important practical circuits in which diodes, BJT's, FET's, MOSFET's and optoelectronic devices are used. The Fifth Edition has been updated to better provide a foundation in power supplies, amplifiers, oscillators, op-amps, and optoelectronic systems that readers need to launch a career or pursue more advanced study. Real-world color codes and strategic highlighting combine with color charts, photos, schematics, and diagrams to foster a solid foundation in circuits and devices that bridges the gap between must-know theory and hands-on circuit work. Other enhancements include totally new, automated calculations for the formulas in the book on the accompanying CD, and all-new information on admittance and susceptance.

eResource

ISBN: 9781418005399

Instructor's Guide

ISBN: 9781418005405

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781418041830

Student CD

ISBN: 9781111536626

FOR STUDENTS

Foundations of Electronics: Circuits & Devices, Electron Flow Version

ISBN: 9781418005375
Foundations of Electronics: Circuits and Devices, 5E includes the same superior content and readability as Foundations of Electronics, 5E, plus strong coverage of solid-state devices theory and important practical circuits in which diodes, BJT's, FET's, MOSFET's and optoelectronic devices are used. The Fifth Edition has been updated to better provide a foundation in power supplies, amplifiers, oscillators, op-amps, and optoelectronic systems that readers need to launch a career or pursue more advanced study. Real-world color codes and strategic highlighting combine with color charts, photos, schematics, and diagrams to foster a solid foundation in circuits and devices that bridges the gap between must-know theory and hands-on circuit work. Other enhancements include totally new, automated calculations for the formulas in the book on the accompanying CD, and all-new information on admittance and susceptance.

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781418041830
The Lab Manual for FOUNDATIONS OF ELECTRONICS: CIRCUITS & DEVICES, 5th Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included.

Student CD

ISBN: 9781111536626