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Electricity and Basic Electronics, 8th Edition

Electricity and Basic Electronics, 8th Edition
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By: Stephen R. Matt

ISBN: 978-1-60525-953-6
Format: Softcover
Copyright: ©2013
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
Grade Level: 9-14
Retail Price: $93.28
School Price: $69.96


Electricity and Basic Electronics is an introductory text that presents basic theories and fundamentals in a learner-friendly manner. Topics, which span from the sources of energy and Ohm's Law to diodes, circuits, and switches, are covered in a logical sequence with information building upon itself. Features spotlight applications such as breadboarding, soldering, and voltage reading on an oscilloscope. A career chapter outlines different opportunities and training requirements to help students navigate job options.
  • In-text projects, which include construction procedures and schematics, provide hands-on learning to students.
  • Math Focus features provide an opportunity for students to review topics such as algebraic equations and fractions that are needed to be successful.
  • A chapter on energy conservation introduces students to green topics and creates awareness of alternative energy sources and efficiency options.

Table of Contents

  1. Learning and Applying the Fundamentals
  2. Sources of Electricity
  3. Conductors and Insulators
  4. Resistors and Capacitors
  5. Ohm's Law
  6. Series Circuits
  7. Parallel Circuits
  8. Series-Parallel Circuits
  9. Multimeters
10. Magnetism
11. Alternating Current
12. Electromagnetic Induction
13. Motors
14. Reactance and Impedance
15. LCR Circuits
16. Filters
17. Diodes
18. Transistors
19. Thyristors
20. Integrated Circuits
21. Fiber Optics
22. Switches
23. Computers
24. Energy Conservation
25. Career Opportunities

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Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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   sample Chapter 12 (PPS, 10.23 MB)
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SET Competencies
   PDF Competency Chart (PDF, 381 KB)
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About Author(s)

Stephen R. Matt - received his BSEd and MEd from Wayne State University and his PhD from Michigan State University. He has taught various courses in electricity and electronics at Michigan State University and the University of Georgia, as well as curriculum design courses at the University of Manitoba. He has also served as the Vocational Director of Barrow County Schools, in Winder, Georgia.

He has worked in industry as a technician for a tubing manufacturer, a training specialist at Ford Motor Company, and a training director for Philco-Ford Corporation. He is currently working as a consultant, serving companies such as A2D Technologies and Generate Technologies. He is married to Theresa; has two daughters, Tracy and Kristin; and a stepdaughter, Dorian. Dr. Matt has been living in Athens, Georgia for the past 30 years.


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