Introduction To Basic Electricity and Electronics Technology

Introduction To Basic Electricity and Electronics Technology

By: Earl D. Gates (author)Hardback

Only 1 in stock

£39.89 RRP £41.99  You save £2.10 (5%) With FREE Saver Delivery


Get energized about your future with INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY, 1st Edition, the easy-to-read resource on electricity and electronics! Emphasizing teamwork and critical thinking, this entry-level book helps you understand technical vocabulary and technologies while imparting the skills necessary to read schematic diagrams, apply problem-solving formulas, and follow troubleshooting processes. Topics address all key fundamentals, including direct and alternating current, semiconductor devices, linear circuits, digital circuits, printed circuit board fabrication, test equipment, and more. Practical, job-based discussions delve into calculator applications, hazardous materials handling, general safety protocols, using power and hand tools, electronics software, professional certifications, and the many career options for technicians. Accompanied by a Lab Manual for hands-on practice, INTRODUCTION TO BASIC ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY, 1st Edition is available in a convenient eBook format and with a variety of interactive supplements designed to make learning easier.

Create a review

About Author

Earl D. Gates is an Associate Professor, Emeritus at SUNY Oswego. After obtaining analog and digital electronics experience in the US Navy, Dr. Gates taught electronics in middle school, high school, and at the college level. Currently, he teaches at CHOiCES Charter School of Florence and Darlington, South Carolina. He is owner and President of TEK Prep, an education-focused desktop publishing and consulting firm. In addition to several editions of INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONICS (Delmar-Cengage Learning), Dr. Gates has authored textbooks on technology-related communications, graphics, and math. Dr. Gates earned his M.S. from SUNY at Oswego, and his EdD (ABD) from Virginia Tech.


SECTION I: INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS. 1. Careers in Electricity and Electronics. 2. Certification for the Electricity and Electronics Field. 3. Work Habits and Issues. 4. Calculators for Electricity and Electronics. 5 . Electronic Circuit Diagrams. 6. Software for Electricity and Electronics. 7. Safety Precaution. 8. Tools and Equipment. 9. Hazardous Materials. SECTION II: DC CIRCUITS. 10. Fundamentals of Electricity. 11. Current. 12. Voltage. 13. Resistance. 14. Ohm's Law. 15. Electrical Measurements-Meters. 16. Power. 17. DC Circuits. 18. Magnetism. 19. Inductance. 20. Capacitance. SECTION III: DC CIRCUITS. 21. Alternating Current. 22. AC Measurements. 23. Resistive AC Circuits. 24. Capacitive AC Circuits. 25. Inductive AC Circuits. 26. Resonance Circuits. 27. Transformers. SECTION IV: SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES. 28. Semiconductor Fundamentals. 29. PN Junction Diodes. 30. Zener Diodes. 31. Bipolar Transistors. 32. Field Effect Transistors (FETs). 334. Thyristors. 34. Integrated Circuits. 35. Optoelectric Devices. SECTION V: LINEAR CONDUITS. 36. Power Supplies. 37. Amplifier Basics. 38. Amplifier Applications. 39. Oscillators. 40. Waveshaping Circuits. SECTION VI: DIGITAL ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS. 41. Binary Number System. 42. Basic Logic Gates. 43. Simplifying Logic Circuits. 44. Sequential Logic Circuits. 45. Combinational Logic Circuits. 46. Microcomputer Basics. Section VII: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. 47. Project Design. 48. Printed Circuit Board Fabrication. 49. Printed Circuit Board Assembly and Repair. 50. Basic Troubleshooting. Appendices. Glossary.

Product Details

  • publication date: 03/05/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781133948513
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9781133948513
  • weight: 1515
  • ISBN10: 1133948510

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly