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Electricity and Basic Electronics, 8th Edition

By: Stephen R. Matt
ISBN: 978-1-60525-953-6
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2013
Subject: Electricity / Electronics
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
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.
Products & Prices
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Text 448 978-1-60525-953-6 $93.28
Electricity and Basic Electronics teaches basic theory and fundamentals and is a starting point for careers in electronics. The text is clearly written and highly illustrated, making it easy for beginners to understand. Numerous examples walk students step-by-step through circuit analysis where applicable. The Practical Application features cover topics such as breadboarding, soldering, and reading voltage on an oscilloscope. The Project features allow students to build items such as a continuity tester, blown fuse indicator, and power supply. Math Focus features provide students with a quick review of the basic math skills they need to understand the topic at hand. Math topics covered are exponents, scientific notation, metric and electrical prefixes, order of operations, algebraic equations, adding fractions, ratios and proportions, and square roots. A chapter called “Energy Conservation” covers ways to conserve energy and alternative forms of energy.
Workbook 119 978-1-60525-956-7 $24.00
Organized to follow the textbook on a chapter-by-chapter basis, providing questions to help the student review the material presented in the chapter. This supplement is a consumable resource, designed with perforated pages so that a given chapter can be removed and turned in for grading or checking.
Instructor's Annotated Workbook 978-1-60525-957-4 $60.00 *
Designed for presenting answers to workbook activities right where you need them.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-60525-958-1 $248.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor's Resources. The Instructor's Resources in PDF format, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer. Also includes additional activities.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable daily Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
  • Answer Keys. Chapter Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Annotated Workbook. Instructor's Annotated Workbook in PDF format.
  • Chapter Quizzes and Final Exam. Chapter Quizzes and Final Exam in PDF format.
  • Teaching Visuals. Visual masters in PDF format.
  • Reproducible Masters. Printable instructional materials provided in PDF format.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 614 test questions 978-1-60525-959-8 $244.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This CD includes 25 test banks with a total of 614 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® XP SP, Vista SP1, Windows® 7 (32-bit), or Windows® 7 (64-bit); Intel® Pentium® IV Processor 1GHz or higher (or equivalent); 512 MB RAM; 500 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.5.8 or OS® 10.6.4; Intel® Processor 1GHz or higher; 32-bit Kernel and Extensions; 512 MB RAM; 300 MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; One available USB Port (required when using eInstruction® student response system); Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Individual License 930 slides 978-1-60525-960-4 $240.00 *
Individual License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 930 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Instructor's Presentations for PowerPoint® CD, Site License 930 slides 978-1-60525-961-1 $600.00 *
Site License. This CD package contains presentations in PowerPoint format for each of the 25 chapters, comprising over 930 slides of instructional material.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4/10.6/10.7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download for Mac OS 9), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
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
Look Inside
Online Text, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Electricity / Electronics)
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Chapter 12 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Electricity / Electronics)
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Chapter 24 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Electricity / Electronics)
Presentations for PowerPoint
PPS
Chapter 12 (PPS, 10.23 MB)
Correlations
SET Competencies
PDF
Competency Chart (PDF, 381 KB)
About the 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.