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This handy reference brings together all the most important electronics charts, tables, definitions and formulas in one place. The Electronics Pocket Handbook contains all the component data, formulas, standards, symbols and codes commonly used in electronics, plus an extensive dictionary of computer and electronics terms. It covers topics as diverse as wire tables, radio frequency assignments, computing, batteries, semiconductor heat-sinks, winding resistance , and more. New additions and expansions include active filter circuits, Doppler equations and antenna signal strength formulas, PC card edge connector pinouts, Windows 95 functions, electronics safety and first aid, and the Internet. Best of all, it fits in your pocket or in a corner of your briefcase or toolbox. This is an essential resource for all practicing electrical engineers, computer technicians, students, and amateur electronics enthusiasts, as well as managers and salespeople in the electronics industries.
Synopsis
A new update to the most useful pocket reference for every electronics professional defines more than 1,000 electronics and computer terms and acronyms. This handy reference brings together all the most important electronics charts, tables, definitions and formulas in one place.
Synopsis
This handy reference brings together all the most important electronics charts, tables, definitions and formulas in one place. The Electronics Pocket Handbook contains all the component data, formulas, standards, symbols and codes commonly used in electronics, plus an extensive dictionary of computer and electronics terms. It covers topics as diverse as wire tables, radio frequency assignments, computing, batteries, semiconductor heat-sinks, winding resistance, and more. New additions and expansions include active filter circuits, Doppler equations and antenna signal strength formulas, PC card edge connector pinouts, Windows 95 functions, electronics safety and first aid, and the Internet. Best of all, it fits in your pocket or in a corner of your briefcase or toolbox. This is an essential resource for all practicing electrical engineers, computer technicians, students, and amateur electronics enthusiasts, as well as managers and salespeople in the electronics industries.
About the Author
Daniel L. Metzger has over 32 years experience in electronics, and currently teaches electronics at Monroe County Community College. He resides in Lamberville, MI.
Table of Contents
Definitions, Formulas, and Charts.
Definitions of Electrical Quantities. Ohm's Law and Power Law. Resistor Combinations. Capacitors and Inductors. AC, Harmonics, RMS, and Skin Effect. Reactance and Impedance. 1Complex Notation: Rectangular and Polar (Phasor) Forms. Three-Phase Formulas. Transformer Formulas. Power-Supply Formulas. Decibels. Instrumentation Definitions. Attenuator Formulas. Bridge Circuits. Filters. Antennas and Transmission-Lines. Thermal Formulas. Mathematical Formulas.
2. Component Data and Characteristics.
Wire and Cable. Resistors and Capacitors. Inductors and Transformers. Semiconductor Devices. Miscellaneous Components.
3. Circuit Analysis and Design.
Resistive Circuits. Network Theorems. General Circuit-Analysis Techniques. AC Circuit Analysis. Nonsinusoidal Excitation. Real-Transformer Equivalent Circuits. Power-Supply Circuit Analysis. Amplifier Circuit Analysis. Trigger and Power Circuits.
4. Units, Conversions, and Constants.
The International System of Units (SI). Quantity, Unit, and Unit-Prefix Symbols. Unit Conversions. Physical Properties and Constants.
5. Standards, Symbols, and Codes.
Frequency Standards. Radio and TV Broadcast Standards. Communications Codes. Mechanical Hardware Standards. Standard Schematic Symbols.
6. Computer Standards and Codes.
Digital Codes. Boolean Algebra Theorems. Standard Computer Connectors. Computer-Language Summaries.
7. Tests and Procedures.
Soldering and Reworking. Component Tests. Semiconductor Tests. Amplifier Tests. Miscellaneous Tests and Tips.
8. Safety and Electrical Wiring.
Electric Shock. Electrical Safety. Electrical Wiring Practice.
9. Dictionary of Computer and Electronics Terms.
Index.