# Electronics Fundamentals: Pearson New International Edition

Circuits, Devices & Applications8th Edition

## Thomas Floyd, David Buchla

Jul 2013, Paperback, 1064 pagesISBN13: 9781292025681

ISBN10: 1292025689

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For DC/AC Circuits courses requiring a comprehensive, all inclusive text covering basic DC/AC Circuit fundamentals with additional chapters on Devices.

This renowned text offers a comprehensive yet practical exploration of basic electrical and electronic concepts, hands-on applications, and troubleshooting. Written in a clear and accessible narrative, the Seventh Edition focuses on fundamental principles and their applications to solving real circuit analysis problems, and devotes ** six chapters to examining electronic devices**.

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Electronics Fundamentals

Part I DC Circuits

Chapter 1 Quantities and Units

1-1 Scientific and Engineering Notation

1-2 Units and Metric Prefixes

1-3 Metric Unit Conversions

1-4 Measured Numbers

1-5 Electrical Safety

Chapter 2 Voltage, Current, and Resistance

2-1 Atoms

2-2 Electrical Charge

2-3 Voltage

2-4 Current

2-5 Resistance

2-6 The Electric Circuit

2-7 Basic Circuit Measurements

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 3 Ohm’s Law, Energy, and Power

3-1 Ohm’s Law

3-2 Application of Ohm’s Law

3-3 Energy and Power

3-4 Power in an Electric Circuit

3-5 The Power Rating of Resistors

3-6 Energy Conversion and Voltage Drop in a Resistance

3-7 Power Supplies

3-8 Introduction to Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 4 Series Circuits

4-1 Resistors in Series

4-2 Total Series Resistance

4-3 Current in a Series Circuit

4-4 Application of Ohm’s Law

4-5 Voltage Sources in Series

4-6 Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law

4-7 Voltage Dividers

4-8 Power in Series Circuits

4-9 Voltage Measurements

4-10 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 5 Parallel Circuits

5-1 Resistors in Parallel

5-2 Total Parallel Resistance

5-3 Voltage in a Parallel Circuit

5-4 Application of Ohm’s Law

5-5 Kirchhoff’s Current Law

5-6 Current Dividers

5-7 Power in Parallel Circuits

5-8 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 6 Series-Parallel Circuits

6-1 Identifying Series-Parallel Relationships

6-2 Analysis of Series-Parallel Resistive Circuits

6-3 Voltage Dividers with Resistive Loads

6-4 Loading Effect of a Voltmeter

6-5 The Wheatstone Bridge

6-6 Thevenin’s Theorem

6-7 The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

6-8 The Superposition Theorem

6-9 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 7 Magnetism and Electromagnetism

7-1 The Magnetic Field

7-2 Electromagnetism

7-3 Electromagnetic Devices

7-4 Magnetic Hysteresis

7-5 Electromagnetic Induction

7-6 Applications of Electromagnetic Induction

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Part II AC Circuits

Chapter 8 Introduction to Alternating Current and Voltage

8-1 The Sinusoidal Waveform

8-2 Sinusoidal Voltage Sources

8-3 Voltage and Current Values of Sine Waves

8-4 Angular Measurement of a Sine Wave

8-5 The Sine Wave Formula

8-6 Analysis of AC Circuits

8-7 Superimposed DC and AC Voltages

8-8 Nonsinusoidal Waveforms

8-9 The Oscilloscope

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 9 Capacitors

9-1 The Basic Capacitor

9-2 Types of Capacitors

9-3 Series Capacitors

9-4 Parallel Capacitors

9-5 Capacitors in DC Circuits

9-6 Capacitors in AC Circuits

9-7 Capacitor Applications

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 10 RC Circuits

10-1 Sinusoidal Response of RC Circuits

10-2 Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RC Circuits

10-3 Analysis of Series RC Circuits

10-4 Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RC Circuits

10-5 Analysis of Parallel RC Circuits

10-6 Analysis of Series-Parallel RC Circuits

10-7 Power in RC Circuits

10-8 Basic Applications

10-9 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 11 Inductors

11-1 The Basic Inductor

11-2 Types of Inductors

11-3 Series and Parallel Inductors

11-4 Inductors in DC Circuits

11-5 Inductors in AC Circuits

11-6 Inductor Applications

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 12 RL Circuits

12-1 Sinusoidal Response of RL Circuits

12-2 Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RL Circuits

12-3 Analysis of Series RL Circuits

12-4 Impedance and Phase Angle of Parallel RL Circuits

12-5 Analysis of Parallel RL Circuits

12-6 Analysis of Series-Parallel RL Circuits

12-7 Power in RL Circuits

12-8 Basic Applications

12-9 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 13 RLC Circuits and Resonance

13-1 Impedance and Phase Angle of Series RLC Circuits

13-2 Analysis of Series RLC Circuits

13-3 Series Resonance

13-4 Series Resonant Filters

13-5 Parallel RLC Circuits

13-6 Parallel Resonance

13-7 Parallel Resonant Filters

13-8 Applications

Application Assignment Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 14 Transformers

14-1 Mutual Inductance

14-2 The Basic Transformer

14-3 Step-Up and Step-Down Transformers

14-4 Loading the Secondary

14-5 Reflected Load

14-6 Impedance Matching

14-7 Nonideal Transformer Characteristics

14-8 Tapped and Multiple-Winding Transformers

14-9 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Part III Devices

Chapter 15 Diodes and Applications

15-1 Introduction to Semiconductors

15-2 The PN Junction Diode

15-3 Diode Characteristics

15-4 Diode Rectifiers

15-5 Power Supplies

15-6 Special-Purpose Diodes

15-7 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 16 Transistors and Applications

16-1 DC Operation of Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs)

16-2 BJT Class A Amplifiers

16-3 BJT Class B Amplifiers

16-4 The BJT as a Switch

16-5 DC Operations of Field-Effect Transistors (FETs)

16-6 FET Amplifiers

16-7 Feedback Oscillators

16-8 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 17 The Operational Amplifier

17-1 Introduction to the Operational Amplifier

17-2 The Differential Amplifier

17-3 Op-Amp Parameters

17-4 Negative Feedback

17-5 Op-Amp Configurations with Negative Feedback

17-6 Op-Amp Impedances

17-7 Troubleshooting

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 18 Basic Op-Amp Circuits

18-1 Comparators

18-2 Summing Amplifiers

18-3 Integrators and Differentiators

18-4 Oscillators

18-5 Active Filters

18-6 Voltage Regulators

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 19 Special-Purpose Op-Amp Circuits

19-1 Instrumentation Amplifiers

19-2 Isolation Amplifiers

19-3 Operational Transconductance Amplifiers (OTAs)

19-4 Active Diode Circuits

19-5 Other Op-Amp Circuits

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Chapter 20 Measurement, Conversion, and Control

20-1 Temperature Measurement

20-2 Strain, Pressure, and Flow-Rate Measurements

20-3 Motion Measurement

20-4 Sample-and-Hold Circuits

20-5 Analog-to-Digital Conversion

20-6 Power-Control Circuits

Application Assignment: Putting Your Knowledge to Work

Appendices

A Table of Standard Resistor Values

B Capacitor Color Coding and Marking

C The Current Source, Norton’s Theorem, and Millman’s Theorem

D Devices Data Sheets

E Field-Programmable Analog Arrays (FPAAs)

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

Glossary

Index

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**Hallmark Features:**

**“**Symptom/Cause” problems, and exercises on Multisim circuits on CD-ROM.- Key terms glossary–Furnished at the end of each chapter.
- Vivid illustrations.
- Numerous examples in each chapter–Illustrate major concepts, theorems, and methods.
- Superior pedagogical package–Includes two-page chapter openers with section lists, chapter objectives, key terms lists, and application assignments; section openers and objectives, reviews, summaries, formula lists, self tests, circuit simulation problems, graduated problem sets, hands-on tips, and biographies of key figures in the history of electricity, safety points, calculator tutorials and calculator solutions.
- Complete Instructors Resource Package (Power Point Presentations, Lab Manual Solutions, Chapter Problem Solutions, Computerized Test Generator, EWB Circuit Files)

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