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Author Nilsson, James William.

Title Electric circuits / James W. Nilsson, Susan A. Riedel.

Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall ; London : Prentice-Hall International, [2000]
©2000

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 UniM ERC  621.3192 NILS    AVAILABLE
Edition 6th ed.
Physical description xxxii, 1030 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Notes Previous ed.: 1996.
Contents Chapter 1 Circuit Variables 1 -- 1.1 Electrical Engineering: An Overview 1 -- 1.2 International System of Units 8 -- 1.3 Circuit Analysis: An Overview 10 -- 1.4 Voltage and Current 11 -- 1.5 Ideal Basic Circuit Element 13 -- 1.6 Power and Energy 15 -- Chapter 2 Circuit Elements 27 -- Practical Perspective: Electrical Safety 26 -- 2.1 Voltage and Current Sources 27 -- 2.2 Electrical Resistance (Ohm's Law) 31 -- 2.3 Construction of a Circuit Model 35 -- 2.4 Kirchhoff's Laws 38 -- 2.5 Analysis of a Circuit Containing Dependent Sources 45 -- Practical Perspective: Electrical Safety 50 -- Chapter 3 Simple Resistive Circuits 65 -- Practical Perspective: A Rear Window Defroster 64 -- 3.1 Resistors in Series 65 -- 3.2 Resistors in Parallel 66 -- 3.3 Voltage-Divider Circuit 69 -- 3.4 Current-Divider Circuit 72 -- 3.5 Measuring Voltage and Current 73 -- 3.6 Wheatstone Bridge 77 -- 3.7 Delta-to-Wye (Pi-to-Tee) Equivalent Circuits 79 -- Practical Perspective: A Rear Window Defroster 83 -- Chapter 4 Techniques of Circuit Analysis 109 -- Practical Perspective: Circuits with Realistic Resistors 108 -- 4.1 Terminology 109 -- 4.2 Introduction to the Node-Voltage Method 115 -- 4.3 Node-Voltage Method and Dependent Sources 118 -- 4.4 Node-Voltage Method: Some Special Cases 120 -- 4.5 Introduction to the Mesh-Current Method 124 -- 4.6 Mesh-Current Method and Dependent Sources 128 -- 4.7 Mesh-Current Method: Some Special Cases 129 -- 4.8 Node-Voltage Method Versus the Mesh-Current Method 132 -- 4.9 Source Transformations 137 -- 4.10 Thevenin and Norton Equivalents 141 -- 4.11 More on Deriving a Thevenin Equivalent 146 -- 4.12 Maximum Power Transfer 149 -- 4.13 Superposition 153 -- Practical Perspective: Circuits with Realistic Resistors 156 -- Chapter 5 Operational Amplifier 189 -- Practical Perspective: Strain Gages 188 -- 5.1 Operational Amplifier Terminals 190 -- 5.2 Terminal Voltages and Currents 191 -- 5.3 Inverting-Amplifier Circuit 196 -- 5.4 Summing-Amplifier Circuit 197 -- 5.5 Noninverting-Amplifier Circuit 199 -- 5.6 Difference-Amplifier Circuit 200 -- 5.7 A More REalistic Model for the Operational Amplifier 205 -- Practical Perspective: Strain Gages 208 -- Chapter 6 Inductance, Capacitance, and Mutual Inductance 229 -- Practical Perspective: Proximity Switches 228 -- 6.1 Inductor 230 -- 6.2 Capacitor 237 -- 6.3 Series-Parallel Combinations of Inductance and Capacitance 242 -- 6.4 Mutual Inductance 245 -- 6.5 A Closer Look at Mutual Inductance 250 -- Practical Perspective: Proximity Switches 258 -- Chapter 7 Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits 277 -- Practical Perspective: A Flashing Light Circuit 276 -- 7.1 Natural Response of an RL Circuit 278 -- 7.2 Natural Response of an RC Circuit 286 -- 7.3 Step Response of RL and RC Circuits 291 -- 7.4 A General Solution for Step and Natural Responses 300 -- 7.5 Sequential Switching 309 -- 7.6 Unbounded Response 314 -- 7.7 Integrating Amplifier 316 -- Practical Perspective: A Flashing Light Circuit 319 -- Chapter 8 Natural and Step Responses of RLC Circuits 351 -- Practical Perspective: An Ignition Circuit 350 -- 8.1 Introduction to the Natural Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit 352 -- 8.2 Forms of the Natural Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit 357 -- 8.3 Step Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit 370 -- 8.4 Natural and Step Response of a Series RLC Circuit 377 -- 8.5 A Circuit with Two Integrating Amplifiers 383 -- Practical Perspective: An Ignition Circuit 389 -- Chapter 9 Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis 409 -- Practical Perspective: A Household Distribution Circuit 408 -- 9.1 Sinusoidal Source 409 -- 9.2 Sinusoidal Response 415 -- 9.3 Phasor 417 -- 9.4 Passive Circuit Elements in the Frequency Domain 422 -- 9.5 Kirchhoff's Laws in the Frequency Domain 426 -- 9.6 Series, Parallel, and Delta-to-Wye Simplifications 428 -- 9.7 Source Transformations and Thevenin-Norton Equivalent Circuits 437 -- 9.8 Node-Voltage Method 441 -- 9.9 Mesh-Current Method 443 -- 9.10 Transformer 445 -- 9.11 Ideal Transformer 450 -- 9.12 Phasor Diagrams 458 -- Practical Perspective: A Household Circuit 462 -- Chapter 10 Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Calculations 489 -- Practical Perspective: Heating Appliances 488 -- 10.1 Instantaneous Power 489 -- 10.2 Average and Reactive Power 491 -- 10.3 Rms Value and Power Calculations 498 -- 10.4 Complex Power 500 -- 10.5 Power Calculations 503 -- 10.6 Maximum Power Transfer 512 -- Practical Perspective: Heating Appliances 520 -- Chapter 11 Balanced Three-Phase Circuits 541 -- Practical Perspective: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power 540 -- 11.1 Balanced Three-Phase Voltages 542 -- 11.2 Three-Phase Voltage Sources 543 -- 11.3 Analysis of the Wye-Wye Circuit 545 -- 11.4 Analysis of the Wye-Delta Circuit 552 -- 11.5 Power Calculations in Balanced Three-Phase Circuits 556 -- 11.6 Measuring Average Power in Three-Phase Circuits 564 -- Practical Perspective: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power 568 -- Chapter 12 Introduction to the Laplace Transform 585 -- 12.1 Definition of the Laplace Transform 585 -- 12.2 Step Function 587 -- 12.3 Impulse Function 590 -- 12.4 Functional Transforms 594 -- 12.5 Operational Transforms 595 -- 12.6 Applying the Laplace Transform 601 -- 12.7 Inverse Transforms 603 -- 12.8 Poles and Zeros of F (s) 615 -- 12.9 Initial- and Final-Value Theorems 616 -- Chapter 13 Laplace Transform in Circuit Analysis 629 -- 13.1 Circuit Elements in the s Domain 630 -- 13.2 Circuit Analysis in the s Domain 632 -- 13.3 Applications 634 -- 13.4 Transfer Function 649 -- 13.5 Transfer Function in Partial Fraction Expansions 651 -- 13.6 Transfer Function and the Convolution Integral 655 -- 13.7 Transfer Function and the Steady-State Sinusoidal Response 662 -- 13.8 Impulse Function in Circuit Analysis 665 -- Chapter 14 Introduction to Frequency Selective Circuits 699 -- Practical Perspective: Pushbutton Telephone Circuits 698 -- 14.1 Some Preliminaries 700 -- 14.2 Low-Pass Filters 702 -- 14.3 High-Pass Filters 711 -- 14.4 Bandpass Filters 717 -- 14.5 Bandreject Filters 732 -- 14.6 Bode Diagrams 736 -- 14.7 Bode Diagrams: Complex Poles and Zeros 747 -- Practical Perspective: Pushbutton Telephone Circuits 757 -- Chapter 15 Active Filter Circuits 771 -- Practical Perspective: Bass Volume Control 770 -- 15.1 First-Order Low-Pass and High-Pass Filters 772 -- 15.2 Scaling 777 -- 15.3 Op Amp Bandpass and Bandreject Filters 781 -- 15.4 Higher Order Op Amp Filters 791 -- 15.5 Narrowband Bandpass and Bandreject Filters 807 -- Practical Perspective: Bass Volume Control 814 -- Chapter 16 Fourier Series 833 -- 16.1 Fourier Series Analysis: An Overview 834 -- 16.2 Fourier Coefficients 836 -- 16.3 Effect of Symmetry on the Fourier Coefficients 839 -- 16.4 An Alternative Trigonometric Form of the Fourier Series 846 -- 16.5 An Application 849 -- 16.6 Average-Power Calculations with Periodic Functions 855 -- 16.7 RMS Value of a Periodic Function 859 -- 16.8 Exponential Form of the Fourier Series 861 -- 16.9 Amplitude and Phase Spectra 864 -- Chapter 17 Fourier Transform 885 -- 17.1 Derivation of the Fourier Transform 885 -- 17.2 Convergence of the Fourier Integral 888 -- 17.3 Using Laplace Transforms to Find Fourier Transforms 890 -- 17.4 Fourier Transforms in the Limit 893 -- 17.5 Some Mathematical Properties 896 -- 17.6 Operational Transforms 898 -- 17.7 Circuit Applications 903 -- 17.8 Parseval's Theorem 906 -- Chapter 18 Two-Port Circuits 925 -- 18.1 Terminal Equations 926 -- 18.2 Two-Port Parameters 927 -- 18.3 Analysis of the Terminated Two-Port Circuit 938 -- 18.4 Interconnected Two-Port Circuits 945 -- Appendix A Solution of Linear Simultaneous Equations 961 -- A.2 Cramer's Method 962 -- A.3 Characteristic Determinant 962 -- A.4 Numerator Determinant 963 -- A.5 Evaluation of a Determinant 963 -- A.6 Matrices 966 -- A.7 Matrix Algebra 967 -- A.8 Identity, Adjoint, and Inverse Matrices 971 -- A.9 Partitioned Matrices 974 -- A.10 Applications 977 -- Appendix
B Complex Numbers 987 -- B.2 Graphical Representation of a Complex Number 988 -- B.3 Arithmetic Operations 989 -- B.4 Useful Identities 991 -- B.5 Integer Power of a Complex Number 991 -- B.6 Roots of a Complex Number 992 -- Appendix C More on Magnetically Coupled Coils and Ideal Transformers 993 -- C.1 Equivalent Circuits for Magnetically Coupled Coils 993 -- C.2 Need for Ideal Transformers in the Equivalent Circuits 998.
Summary Electric Circuits has remained one of the most popular books in its market over the past decade. It stresses the relationship between conceptual understanding and problem-solving approaches, and provides numerous examples and problems that use realistic values and situations.
Other author Riedel, Susan A.
Subject Electric circuits.
ISBN 0201436531 No price