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Electricity, 11th Edition

By: Howard H. Gerrish, William E. Dugger Jr., and Ken DeLucca
ISBN: 978-1-63563-472-3
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2020
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
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Electricity supports introductory or short courses that familiarize students with basic principles and applications for this form of energy. Using easy-to-understand language, this text provides information on sources of electricity, circuit types, electric motors, measuring instruments, generators, transformers, inductance, capacitance, solid-state devices, wireless devices, and solder/desoldering. Nine projects are included to provide students with hands-on learning opportunities.
  • A new safety chapter enables students to practice safety in an electricity/electronics lab.
  • A soldering and desoldering primer helps students with their hands-on work with circuit boards.
  • New assessment material at the end of chapters helps students apply what they've learned and use critical thinking skills to extend learning.
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Electricity supports introductory or short courses that familiarize students with basic principles and applications for this form of energy. Using easy-to-understand language, this text provides information on sources of electricity, circuit types, electric motors, measuring instruments, generators, transformers, inductance, capacitance, solid-state devices, wireless devices, and solder/desoldering. Nine projects are included to provide students with hands-on learning opportunities.
  • A new safety chapter enables students to practice safety in an electricity/electronics lab.
  • A soldering and desoldering primer helps students with their hands-on work with circuit boards.
  • New assessment material at the end of chapters helps students apply what they've learned and use critical thinking skills to extend learning.
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Table of Contents
1. Safety
2. Electrons
3. Volts, Amperes, Ohms
4. Meters
5. Ohm's Law
6. Power
7. Series Circuits
8. Parallel Circuits
9. Series-Parallel Circuits
10. Sources of Electricity–Cell and Batteries
11. Sources of Electricity–Friction, Heat, Pressure, Light
12. Magnetism
13. Motors
14. Direct Current Generators
15. Alternating Current
16. Capacitance
17. Inductance
18. Transformers
19. Semiconductors
20. Integrated Circuits
21. Radio and Wireless Technology
22. Electrical/Electronic Projects
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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.