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6-12 Education College & Career

Electricity & Electronics, 9th Edition

By: Howard H. Gerrish, William E. Dugger Jr., and Richard M. Roberts
ISBN: 978-1-59070-207-9
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2004
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
Description
Electricity & Electronics presents solid, up-to-date information on the fundamentals of electricity and electronics. The dual approach of this text teaches principles and theory accompanied by hands-on learning. Text content provides a thorough grounding in electrical principles, circuitry, and components. Additional topics include electronic communication and data systems, such as radio, television, and computers. An entire chapter is devoted to career opportunities in electronics.
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Table of Contents
1. Science of Electricity and Electronics
2. Basic Instruments and Measurements
3. Introduction to Basic Electrical Circuit Materials
4. Energy
5. Sources of Electricity
6. Series Circuits
7. Parallel Circuits
8. Combination Circuits (Series-Parallel)
9. Magnetism
10. Generators
11. DC Motors
12. Transformers
13. AC Motors
14. Inductance and RL Circuits
15. Capacitance and RC Circuits
16. Tuned Circuits and RCL Networks
17. Introduction to Semiconductors and Power Supplies
18. Tubes, Transistors, and Amplifiers
19. Integrated Circuits
20. Digital Circuits
21. Oscillators
22. AM and FM Radio Communications
23. Television and Video Display Units
24. Fiber Optics and Lasers
25. Introduction to the Personal Computer (PC)
26. Career Opportunities in Electronics
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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.

Richard M. Roberts - has designed curriculum; taught electricity, electronics, and computer technology; and supervised technical teachers for 45 years. He is currently an adjunct instructor at South Florida Community College. His time is divided between consulting, teaching students and instructors, and writing instructional materials. He also authored the Computer Service and Repair textbook and coauthored the Electricity and Electronics textbook.