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Electricity & Electronics, 10th Edition

By: Howard H. Gerrish, William E. Dugger Jr., and Richard M. Roberts
ISBN: 978-1-59070-883-5
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: 2009
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
Grade Level: 9-14
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. A full chapter in this edition is devoted to microcontrollers.
  • Experiments are included in numerous chapters with step-by-step instructions.
  • Projects are provided for a number of chapters, and include complete parts lists and schematics.
  • Includes a chapter on career opportunities in electronics.
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Text 528 978-1-59070-883-5 $99.96
Presents solid information about 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. A full chapter in this edition is devoted to microcontrollers.
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Bundle (Text + Study Guide + Lab Manual) 978-1-61960-881-8 $148.00
Presents solid information about 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. A full chapter in this edition is devoted to microcontrollers.
Study Guide w/Laboratory Activities 368 978-1-59070-884-2 $33.28
Activities are designed to help students review content and develop critical thinking skills. A wide variety of activities is provided for various learning styles.
NI Multisim Lab Manual 288 978-1-59070-885-9 $33.28
This new product includes labs designed for use with NI Multisim, which allows students to simulate labs on the computer. A CD-ROM with circuit files is also included.

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Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), Adobe® Reader® (free download).Note: This does not include the system requirements for the NI Multisim™ software.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-59070-887-3 $248.00 *
Provides instant access to useful instructional resources, ready to print, as you need them. Reproducible masters are presented in PowerPoint format for easy classroom use. Related Web links allow you to immediately connect to numerous online resources. Also included are lesson plans that you can quickly customize to make daily lesson planning easy.

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Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 950 test questions 978-1-59070-986-3 $244.00 *
The ExamView Software includes the Test Generator, Test Manager, and Test Player. You can quickly and easily create tests from a bank of hundreds of questions relating to the content in the student textbook. ExamView gives you the ability to edit existing questions, add new questions, and print multiple versions of the same test. You can also manage your class roster, administer and score online tests, and automatically score paper tests. Tests may be published for LAN-based testing or be packaged for online testing using WebCT, Blackboard, or ANGEL. It's also compatible with electronic whiteboards.

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Windows:
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Macintosh: 120 MHz Power Macintosh; OS X (10.2 and later); 32 MB of available RAM (64 MB recommended); 28 MB of available hard disk space; Internet connection to access the content updater, Web publishing, and test-hosting features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 1872 slides 978-1-59070-888-0 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 27 chapters, comprising over 1872 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

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Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
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Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 1872 slides 978-1-59070-889-7 $600.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains PowerPoint Presentations for each of the 27 chapters, comprising over 1872 slides of instructional material. The program includes the PowerPoint Viewer utility, which permits display without need for PowerPoint presentation graphics software.

System Requirements
Windows:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows 2000/XP, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Microsoft Internet Explorer (6 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Macintosh: PowerPC® G3, G4, G5 or Intel® processor, OS X (10.3 or higher), 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® (free download), monitor with 800x600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive.
Interactive Software Individual License 978-1-59070-890-3 $66.64
This program is packed with hundreds of diagrams, photographs, and animations. Contains drill-and-practice units and tutorial units corresponding to the Electricity & Electronics textbook.

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Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), 45 MB of available hard disk space, monitor with 800 x 600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive, Adobe® Reader® (free download).

Please note this software is not compatible with Windows 7.
Interactive Software Site License 978-1-59070-891-0 $199.92
This program is packed with hundreds of diagrams, photographs, and animations. Contains drill-and-practice units and tutorial units corresponding to the Electricity & Electronics textbook.

System Requirements
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista, Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), 45 MB of available hard disk space, monitor with 800 x 600 display resolution (or higher), CD-ROM drive, Adobe® Reader® (free download).

Please note this software is not compatible with Windows 7.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Previous Edition
Electricity & Electronics, 9th Edition
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. Microcontrollers
27. Career Opportunities in Electronics
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Correlations
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Direct Current (PDF, 269 KB)
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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.