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Author Gussow, Milton.

Title Schaum's outline of basic electricity / Milton Gussow.

Published New York : McGraw-Hill, [2007]
©2007

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 UniM ERC  621.30202 GUSS  2nd ed.    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description 561 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Schaum's outline series.
Schaum's outline series.
Notes Includes index.
Contents Chapter 1 Nature of Electricity 1 -- Structure of the Atom 1 -- Electric Charge 3 -- Coulomb 4 -- Electrostatic Field 4 -- Potential Difference 5 -- Current 5 -- Current Flow 6 -- Sources of Electricity 7 -- Direct and Alternating Currents and Voltages 8 -- Chapter 2 Electrical Standards and Conventions Units 15 -- Metric Prefixes 15 -- Powers of 10 16 -- Scientific Notation 20 -- Rounding Off Numbers 20 -- Graphical Symbols and Electrical Diagrams -- Schematic Diagram 27 -- One-Line Diagram 30 -- Block Diagram 30 -- Wiring Diagram 32 -- Electrical Plan 32 -- Chapter 3 Ohm's Law and Power 39 -- Electric Circuit 39 -- Resistance 40 -- Fixed Resistors 40 -- Variable Resistors 41 -- Ohm's Law 42 -- Electric Power 43 -- Horsepower 44 -- Electric Energy 45 -- Chapter 4 Direct-Current Series Circuits 52 -- Voltage, Current, and Resistance in Series Circuits 52 -- Polarity of Voltage Drops 55 -- Conductors 56 -- Total Power in a Series Circuit 60 -- Voltage Drop by Proportional Parts 61 -- Chapter 5 Direct-Current Parallel Circuits 75 -- Voltage and Current in a Parallel Circuit 75 -- Resistances in Parallel 77 -- Open and Short Circuits 80 -- Division of Current in Two Parallel Branches 82 -- Conductances in Parallel 83 -- Power in Parallel Circuits 84 -- Chapter 6 Batteries 97 -- Voltaic Cell 97 -- Series and Parallel Cells 98 -- Primary and Secondary Cells 99 -- Types of Batteries 99 -- Battery Characteristics 103 -- Chapter 7 Kirchhoff's Laws 110 -- Kirchhoff's Voltage Law (KVL) 110 -- Kirchhoff's Current Law (KCL) 112 -- Mesh Currents 114 -- Node Voltages 116 -- Chapter 8 Determinant Solutions for DC Networks 128 -- Second-Order Determinants 128 -- Third-Order Determinants 128 -- Cramer's Rule 130 -- Determinant Method for Solving Currents in a Two-Mesh Network 135 -- Determinant Method for Solving Currents in a Three-Mesh Network 136 -- Chapter 9 Network Calculations 153 -- Y and Delta Networks 153 -- Superposition 157 -- Thevenin's Theorem 159 -- Norton's Theorem 161 -- Series-Parallel Circuits 164 -- Wheatstone Bridge Circuit 166 -- Maximum Power Transfer 167 -- Line-Drop Calculations 168 -- Three-Wire Distribution Systems 170 -- Chapter 10 Magnetism and Electromagnetism 205 -- Nature of Magnetism 205 -- Magnetic Materials 206 -- Electromagnetism 207 -- Magnetic Units 210 -- BH Magnetization Curve 212 -- Magnetic Circuits 213 -- Electromagnetic Induction 215 -- International System of Units 218 -- Chapter 11 Direct-Current Generators and Motors 229 -- Motors and Generators 229 -- Simple DC Generator 230 -- Armature Windings 231 -- Field Excitation 232 -- DC Generator Equivalent Circuit 233 -- Generator Voltage Equations and Voltage Regulation 234 -- Losses and Efficiency of a DC Machine 235 -- Direct-Current Motor 236 -- DC Motor Equivalent Circuit 237 -- Speed of a Motor 238 -- Motor Types 239 -- Starting Requirements for Motors 241 -- Chapter 12 Principles of Alternating Current 252 -- Generating an Alternating Voltage 252 -- Angular Measurement 252 -- Sine Wave 254 -- Alternating Current 254 -- Frequency and Period 255 -- Phase Relationships 256 -- Phasors 256 -- Characteristic Values of Voltage and Current 259 -- Resistance in AC Circuits 261 -- Chapter 13 Inductance, Inductive Reactance, and Inductive Circuits 275 -- Induction 275 -- Characteristics of Coils 276 -- Inductive Reactance 277 -- Inductors in Series or Parallel 278 -- Inductive Circuits 281 -- Q of a Coil 287 -- Power in RL Circuits 288 -- Chapter 14 Capacitance, Capacitive Reactance, and Capacitive Circuits 305 -- Capacitor 305 -- Capacitance 306 -- Types of Capacitors 308 -- Capacitors in Series and Parallel 308 -- Capacitive Reactance 310 -- Capacitive Circuits 311 -- Power in RC Circuits 316 -- Chapter 15 Single-Phase Circuits 332 -- General RLC Circuit 332 -- RLC in Series 332 -- RLC in Parallel 335 -- RL and RC Branches in Parallel 338 -- Power and Power Factor 340 -- Chapter 16 Alternating-Current Generators and Motors 361 -- Alternators 361 -- Paralleling Generators 364 -- Ratings 364 -- Losses and Efficiency 364 -- Polyphase Induction Motors 365 -- Synchronous Motors 368 -- Single-Phase Motors 372 -- Chapter 17 Complex Numbers and Complex Impedance for Series AC Circuits 385 -- Definition of a Complex Number 385 -- Operator j 385 -- Rectangular and Polar Forms of Complex Numbers 387 -- Operations with Complex Numbers 389 -- Complex Impedance in Series 392 -- Chapter 18 AC Circuit Analysis with Complex Numbers 409 -- Phasors 409 -- Two-Terminal Network 409 -- Series AC Circuit 409 -- Parallel AC Circuit 411 -- Series-Parallel AC Circuit 414 -- Complex Power 416 -- Determinant Solution for AC Circuits 421 -- AC [Triangle]-Y and Y-[Triangle] Conversions 424 -- Chapter 19 Transformers 455 -- Ideal Transformer Characteristics 455 -- Transformer Ratings 458 -- Impedance Ratio 459 -- Autotransformer 460 -- Transformer Losses and Efficiency 460 -- No-Load Condition 462 -- Coil Polarity 463 -- Chapter 20 Three-Phase Systems 474 -- Characteristics of Three-Phase Systems 474 -- Three-Phase Transformer Connections 475 -- Power in Balanced Three-Phase Loads 477 -- Unbalanced Three-Phase Loads 482 -- Chapter 21 Series and Parallel Resonance 499 -- Series Resonance 499 -- Q of Series Circuit 503 -- Parallel Resonance 503 -- Q of Parallel Circuit 506 -- Bandwidth and Power of Resonant Circuit 508 -- Chapter 22 Waveforms and Time Constants 524 -- RL Series Circuit Waveforms 524 -- RL Time Constants 528 -- RC Series Circuit Waveforms 530 -- RC Time Constants 534 -- Calculation for Time t 535.
Subject Electricity.
Electricity -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Electric circuits -- Problems, exercises, etc.
ISBN 9780071474986
0071474986