Aircraft Electricity and Electronics (6th Revised edition)

Aircraft Electricity and Electronics (6th Revised edition)

By: Thomas K. Eismin (author)Paperback

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This updated text provides the latest information needed to perform return-to-service-quality maintenance and repair of aircraft electrical systems. Aircraft Electricity & Electronics, Sixth Edition covers the requirements for the Federal Aviation Administration certification of Airframe and Powerplants Technicians. The text expands well beyond this basic information, providing an in-depth study of both AC and DC systems for virtually all varieties of aircraft. This detailed guide takes you through the fundamentals of electron theory and on to the study of aircraft digital control systems. Integrated into the text are various examples of troubleshooting techniques as they apply to aircraft systems. Covers modern electronic systems for aircraft developed over the past decade Figures updated throughout Includes an eight-page color insert Discusses the latest aircraft, such as the Boeing 787, Airbus A-380, modern corporate jets, and new light aircraft Includes current FAA regulations and requirements Covers FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification required to perform and approve aircraft maintenance

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Thomas K. Eismin is a professor of aviation technology and has been teaching at Purdue University since 1977. He has held several Federal Aviation Administration certifications, including Inspection Authorization, Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Designated Mechanic Examiner, and Private Pilot with Instrument and Lighter-Than-Air ratings. Professor Eismin is author of previous editions of Aircraft Electricity and Electronics.


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

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780071799157
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9780071799157
  • weight: 1204
  • ISBN10: 007179915X
  • edition: 6th Revised edition

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