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Hughes Electrical & Electronic Technology By Edward Hughes

Hughes Electrical & Electronic Technology
by Edward Hughes

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Covers the fundamentals of electrical technology and uses these to introduce the application of electrical and electronic systems. This updated text includes recent developments in technology. It avoids unnecessary mathematics, and features improved teaching aids.
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Hughes Electrical & Electronic Technology by Edward Hughes

"Hughes Electrical and Electronic technology "is an established text, ideal for students of all engineering disciplines within further and higher education. It covers the fundamental principles of electrical and electronic systems with unparalleled topic coverage and clarity. The fundamental principles of electrical technology are clearly and simply outlined and then used to introduce the application of electrical and electronic systems. Power systems are discussed fully. The eighth edition has been updated throughout to cover current technology. There are also new sections on signal processing and communications. An increased number of references to real-world systems provide a greater practical emphasis. Suitable for those requiring a comprehensive introduction to electrical and electronic engineering, from technician through to 1st/2nd undergraduate level.

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Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Electrical Principles. 1. International system of measurement. 2. Introduction to electric systems. 3. Simple DC circuits. 4. Network theorems. 5. Capacitance and capacitors. 6. Electromagnetism. 7. Simple magnetic circuits. 8. Inductance in a DC circuit. 9. Alternating voltage and current. 10. Single-phase series circuits. 11. Single-phase parallel networks. 12. Power in AC circuits. 13. Resonance in AC circuits. 14. Complex notation. 15. Network theorems applied to AC networks. 16. Micropower or megapower. SECTION 2: Electronic Engineering 17. Electronic Systems. 18. Data transmission and signals. 19. Amplifier equivalent networks. 20. Semiconductor materials. 21. Rectifiers. 22. Junction transistor amplifiers. 23. FET amplifiers. 24. Further semiconductor amplifiers. 25. Digital numbers. 26. Digital systems. 27. Interfacing digital and analogue systems. 28. Microprocessors and programs. 29. Control systems. 30. Signals. 31. Attenuators and filters. 32. Fibreoptics. 33. Communications. 34. Multiphase systems. SECTION 3: Power Engineering 35. Transformers. 36. Introduction to machine theory. 37. AC synchronous machine windings. 38. Characteristics of AC synchronous machines. 39. Induction motors. 40. Power systems. 41. Direct-current machines. 42. Direct-current motors. 43. Control system motors. 44. Motor selection and efficiency. 45. Power electronics. SECTION 4: Measurements 46. Electronic measuring instruments. 47. Analogue measuring instruments.

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Hughes Electrical & Electronic Technology by Edward Hughes
Edward Hughes
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