Circuit Analysis: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition

  • Allan H. Robbins Red River College (retired)
  • Wilhelm C. Miller Red River College (retired)
  • ISBN-10: 141803861X  |  ISBN-13: 9781418038618
  • 1048 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2004
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $237.75 
  • Newer Edition Available
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    About

    Overview

    Written for electronics engineering technology students taking their first course in circuit theory, this exceptional book has been hailed by users and reviewers alike as one of the best on the market. The 4th Edition provides updated coverage of standard circuit analysis topics in a remarkably easy-to-understand fashion, including fundamentals of DC and AC, methods of analysis, capacitance, inductance, magnetism, simple transients, transformers, Fourier series, and more. Essential concepts are complemented with hundreds of worked out examples designed to lead readers through the critical thinking processes required to solve problems, preparing them to reason their way through life-like situations expected to be encountered on the job.


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    Features/Benefits

    • Computer simulations using the latest versions of Multisim and PSpice are integrated throughout via worked out examples, with step-by-step instructions and full-color screen captures that show how to construct circuits, connect meters, and test the operation of circuits
    • The use of calculator techniques in circuit analysis has been broadened, with calculator hints and the usage of the TI-86 incorporated into more chapters
    • More than 1,200 full color diagrams and photographs add clarity and aid visual learners, while nearly 1,600 practice problems, in-process learning checks, and end of chapter problems encourage students to become active learners
    • Calculus is introduced gradually, but material is presented in such a manner that non-calculus users can easily bypass the calculus material with no loss in continuity
    • The back-of-book CD contains interactive tutorials, mini-tutorials on circuit topics, a major new tutorial on the use of matrix methods in circuit analysis, MultiSim� files with nearly 100 pre-drawn MultiSim� circuit schematics for student use, and much more
    • Electronics into the Future, an interactive circuit analysis tool, is also included on the CD and is useful for both instructors and students, encompassing a range of multimedia presentations and interactive simulations
    • The back-of-book CD now features a movie presentation entitled OrCAD Capture and PSpice Beginner�s Tutorial which walks newcomers step-by-step through a PSpice computer simulation

    Table of Contents

    PART I Foundation Dc Concepts
    1 Introduction
    2 Voltage And Current
    3 Resistance
    4 Ohm’s Law, Power, And Energy
    PART II Basic Dc Analysis
    5 Series Circuits
    6 Parallel Circuits
    7 Series-Parallel Circuits
    8 Methods Of Analysis
    9 Network Theorems
    PART III Capacitors And Inductance
    10 Capacitors And Capacitance
    11 Capacitor Charging, Discharging And Simple Waveshaping Circuits
    12 Magnetism And Magnetic Circuits
    13 Inductance And Inductors
    14 Inductive Transients
    PART IV Foundation Ac Concepts
    15 Ac Fundamentals
    16 R, L, And C Elements And The Impedance Concept
    17 Power In Ac Circuits
    PART V Impedance Networks
    18 Ac Series-Parallel Circuits
    19 Methods Of Ac Analysis
    20 Ac Network Theorems
    21 Resonance
    22 Filters And The Bode Plot
    23 Three-Phase Systems
    24 Transformers And Coupled Circuits
    25 Nonsinusoidal Waveforms
    Appendix A Pspice And Multisim
    Appendix B Mathematics In Circuit Analysis: A Brief Tutorial
    Appendix C Maximum Power Transfer Theorem Derivation
    Appendix D Answers To Odd Numbered Problems
    Glossary
    Index

    Supplements

    Instructor Supplements

    Instructor Supplements

    All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

    Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418038644 | ISBN-13: 9781418038649)

    The Lab Manual for CIRCUIT ANALYSIS: THEORY AND PRACTICE, 4th 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.

    List Price = $121.95  | CengageBrain Price = $121.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $90.00


    eResource  (ISBN-10: 1418038636 | ISBN-13: 9781418038632)


    Text bundled with Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 142839740X | ISBN-13: 9781428397408)

    List Price = $442.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $327.75


    Student Supplements

    Student Supplements

    All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About the Solution" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition. For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

    Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1418038644 | ISBN-13: 9781418038649)

    The Lab Manual for CIRCUIT ANALYSIS: THEORY AND PRACTICE, 4th 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.

    List Price = $121.95  | CengageBrain Price = $121.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $90.00


    Student CD  (ISBN-10: 1111536317 | ISBN-13: 9781111536312)

    List Price = $149.95  | CengageBrain Price = $149.49  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $110.75


    Text bundled with Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 142839740X | ISBN-13: 9781428397408)

    List Price = $442.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $327.75


    Meet the Author

    About the Author

    Allan H. Robbins

    Allan Robbins, B.Sc., M.Sc., was an instructor at Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he taught numerous courses in the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Department prior to his retirement. He has served both as section chair and treasurer of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and as treasurer of the Electronics Industry Association of Manitoba. Robbins is also a former director of training, industrial applications, for Microelectronics Center. He holds bachelor and master of science degrees in electrical engineering.

    Wilhelm C. Miller

    Wilhelm Miller, Dipl T, B.Sc., taught numerous courses in the Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology Department at Red River College in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he also served as chair of the department. Miller has served as president of the Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of Manitoba (CTTAM) and is currently chair of the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB). He holds a diploma of technology in electronics and a bachelor of science degree in physics/mathematics.