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Electricity, 10th Edition

By: Howard H. Gerrish, William E. Dugger Jr., and Ken DeLucca
ISBN: 978-1-60525-041-0
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2009
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
Grade Level: 6-10
Description
Electricity is ideal for use in introductory or short courses. This textbook familiarizes students with basic principles of electricity and their practical applications. Through easy-to-understand text, it provides information on sources of electricity, types of circuits, operating principles of electric motors, measuring instruments, generators and transformers, inductance, capacitance, and solid-state devices. Chapter 19 includes a soldering/desoldering primer and 10 hands-on electrical projects.
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Electricity is ideal for use in introductory or short courses. This textbook familiarizes students with basic principles of electricity and their practical applications. Through easy-to-understand text, it provides information on sources of electricity, types of circuits, operating principles of electric motors, measuring instruments, generators and transformers, inductance, capacitance, and solid-state devices. Chapter 19 includes a soldering/desoldering primer and 10 hands-on electrical projects.
Instructor's CD 978-1-60525-042-7 $120.00 $90.00 *
The Instructor's CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. This section in PDF format briefly explains useful information concerning the chapter quizzes, completed projects, skills learned in this curriculum, and laboratory equipment. It also provides a list of suggested hardware to have available for lab projects.
  • Chapter Resources. This section contains the answer lists for both the textbook end-of-chapter quizzes and the chapter quizzes that are exclusively on the Instructor's CD, as well as reproducible masters, all in PDF format.
  • Quizzes. These pre-made PDF quizzes are conveniently provided to test student knowledge and understanding of the key concepts in each chapter.
  • Lesson Slides. These tables and images showing some of the basic information learned in electricity studies are provided in convenient PowerPoint slides.
  • Related Web Links. Direct Internet links are provided for numerous content-related Web sites.


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Table of Contents
1. The Electrician
2. Volts, Amperes, Ohms
3. Meters, Reading a Meter
4. Ohm's Law
5. Power
6. Series Circuits
7. Parallel Circuits
8. Sources of Electricity - Batteries
9. Sources of Electricity - Friction, Heat, Pressure, Light
10. Magnetism
11. Motors
12. Direct Current Generators
13. Alternating Current
14. Capacitance
15. Inductance
16. Transformers
17. Semiconductors
18. Integated Circuits
19. Electrical/Electronic Projects
Look Inside
Text
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Chapter 4 (PDF, 437 KB)
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Chapter 7 (PDF, 387 KB)
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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About the Author(s)

Howard H. Gerrish - taught at San Jose State College while developing the high school and middle school curricula for the electricity and electronics field. He hosted a science-focused children’s television show. Mr. Gerrish wrote several textbooks, including Electricity & Electronics. He was a strong supporter of the California Industrial Technology Education Association and the International Technology Education Association (now ITEEA).

William E. Dugger Jr. - taught at Martinsville City Schools, Ohio State University, and Western Kentucky University. He was Director of Standards for Industrial Arts Programs Project, Virginia Tech and Co-director, Mission 21 Project, NASA—Virginia Tech. He was president of the American Industrial Arts Association, setting the standards for industrial arts programs, president of ITEA (International Technology Education Association) and a Senior Fellow for ITEEA. He served as Director for the Technology for All Americans Project, International Technology Education Association.

Ken DeLucca - is a Professor in the Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. He earned his doctorate in Practical Arts, Vocational-Technical Education at the University of Missouri. Dr. DeLucca’s Master of Science degree was completed at the University of Wisconsin-Stout (Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University) and his B.S. degree at Montclair State College (now Montclair State University, New Jersey). His hands-on understanding of electronics began with his associate degree in Applied Science-Electronics Technology from Union County Technical Institute (Union County College, New Jersey). Dr. DeLucca has been employed as an electronics professional in the biomedical engineering field and at the University of Missouri’s Research Nuclear Reactor. He has taught at Keene State College, New Hampshire, and Millersville University, where he has spent most of his professional career. He teaches all levels of electronics, from basic electricity to wireless technology. Dr. DeLucca has participated in numerous professional organizations as a presenter and in elected and volunteer service positions. He is an amateur radio operator; his FCC call sign is WA3KD.