Synopses & Reviews
From expanded coverage of diodes, troubleshooting power supplies, and transistor applications, to the latest technologies in the field, this updated edition of Semiconductor Principles and Applications will provide readers with the most current information in the field. Valuable as either a learning tool or a reference guide, the straightforward, clear explanations are accompanied by detailed diagrams, illustrations, and real-world applications for a complete and thorough learning experience. The book begins with an introduction to key concepts such as semiconductor principles and characteristics, diode principles and characteristics, and then builds on this knowledge to tackle more advanced topics such as integrated circuits and microprocessors. With the help of the book's built-in teaching tools like objectives, summaries, and sidebars, users can feel confident they are getting the very latest, need-to-know information that is easily transferable to on-the-job experiences.
Semiconductor technology is the backbone in nearly every electronic device we use, and this book serves as an introduction to the wide world of electronics for the electrical profession. It provides the necessary background required to understand the concepts and theory associated with semiconductors, an essential component in the proper installation and maintenance of electrical systems. Coverage examines the basics of the most commonly used semiconductor devices today, as well as common troubleshooting concepts for working with these systems. Readers are given the essential building blocks that will lead to a complete understanding of all aspects of semiconductor electronics, from the bipolar junction transistor and electronic amplifier, to fiber optics and optical transfer data, communication systems such as radio and television, and more.
About the Author
NJATC develops and standardizes training for National Electrical Contractors Association and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which represents more than 780,000 members working in a wide variety of fields around North America.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Semiconductor Principles And Introduction To Diodes Chapter 2 Zener And Other Diodes Chapter 3 Power Supplies Chapter 4 Transistors Chapter 5 Jfets, Mosfets, Ujts Chapter 6 Amplifiers Chapter 7 More On Amplifiers Chapter 8 Large Signal Amplifiers Chapter 9 Electronic Control Devices And Circuits Chapter 10 Optoelectronic Devices Chapter 11 Fiber Optics And Fiber-Optic Cable Chapter 12 Number Systems Chapter 13 Computer Mathematics Chapter 14 Differential And Operational Amplifiers Chapter 15 Oscillators Chapter 16 Amplitude And Frequency Modulation Chapter 17 Integrated Circuits Chapter 18 Microprocessors And Systems Components