This edition of Electricity and Basic Electronics is a great book for beginners to the electronics industry. Providing many of the fundamentals and basic theories needed in the electrical trade, the book is filled with numerous examples, step-by-step circuit analysis, and a large number of illustrations. The straightforward text makes this book easy to read.
Electricity and Basic Electronics contains 16 practical applications, including information on:
- Reading voltage on an oscilloscope
- And more!
Additionally, there are 28 Project features that enable students to build various items such as a continuity tester, blown fuse indicator, and power supply. The projects are very informative, and typically include a schematic, a picture of the finished product, and a procedure for assembling the project.
This edition also incorporates a new Math Focus feature that provides students with a quick review of the basic math skills they need to understand the topic at hand.
The various math topics covered include:
- Scientific notation
- Metric and electrical prefixes
- Order of operations
- Algebraic equations
- Adding fractions
- Rations and proportions
- Square roots
The book also contains a new chapter called "Energy Conservation", which provides comprehensive information on ways to conserve energy and alternative forms of energy.