Electrical Engineering: Principles & Applications, 7th edition

  • Allan R. Hambley

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Accessible and applicable learning in electrical engineering for introductory and non-major courses

The #1 title in its market, Electrical Engineering: Principles and Applications helps students learn electrical-engineering fundamentals with minimal frustration. Its goals are to present basic concepts in a general setting, to show students how the principles of electrical engineering apply to specific problems in their own fields, and to enhance the overall learning process. This book covers circuit analysis, digital systems, electronics, and electromechanics at a level appropriate for either electrical-engineering students in an introductory course or non-majors in a survey course.  A wide variety of pedagogical features stimulate student interest and engender awareness of the material’s relevance to their chosen profession. The only essential prerequisites are basic physics and single-variable calculus. The 7th Edition features technology and content updates throughout the text.


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Table of contents

1 Introduction

1.1 Overview of Electrical Engineering

1.2 Circuits, Currents, and Voltages

1.3 Power and Energy

1.4 Kirchhoff’s Current Law

1.5 Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law

1.6 Introduction to Circuit Elements

1.7 Introduction to Circuits


2 Resistive Circuits

2.1 Resistances in Series and Parallel

2.2 Network Analysis by Using Series and Parallel Equivalents

2.3 Voltage-Divider and Current-Divider Circuits

2.4 Node-Voltage Analysis

2.5 Mesh-Current Analysis

2.6 Thévenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

2.7 Superposition Principle

2.8 Wheatstone Bridge


3 Inductance and Capacitance

3.1 Capacitance

3.2 Capacitances in Series and Parallel

3.3 Physical Characteristics of Capacitors

3.4 Inductance

3.5 Inductances in Series and Parallel

3.6 Practical Inductors

3.7 Mutual Inductance

3.8 Symbolic Integration and Differentiation Using MATLAB


4 Transients

4.1 First-Order RC Circuits

4.2 DC Steady State

4.3 RL Circuits

4.4 RC and RL Circuits with General Sources

4.5 Second-Order Circuits

4.6 Transient Analysis Using the MATLAB Symbolic Toolbox


5 Steady-State Sinusoidal Analysis

5.1 Sinusoidal Currents and Voltages

5.2 Phasors

5.3 Complex Impedances

5.4 Circuit Analysis with Phasors and Complex Impedances

5.5 Power in AC Circuits

5.6 Thévenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

5.7 Balanced Three-Phase Circuits

5.8 AC Analysis Using MATLAB


6 Frequency Response, Bode Plots, and Resonance

6.1 Fourier Analysis, Filters, and Transfer Functions

6.2 First-Order Lowpass Filters

6.3 Decibels, the Cascade Connection, and Logarithmic Frequency Scales \

6.4 Bode Plots

6.5 First-Order Highpass Filters

6.6 Series Resonance

6.7 Parallel Resonance

6.8 Ideal and Second-Order Filters

6.9 Transfer Functions and Bode Plots with MATLAB

6.10 Digital Signal Processing


7 Logic Circuits

7.1 Basic Logic Circuit Concepts

7.2 Representation of Numerical Data in Binary Form

7.3 Combinatorial Logic Circuits

7.4 Synthesis of Logic Circuits

7.5 Minimization of Logic Circuits

7.6 Sequential Logic Circuits


8 Computers, Microcontrollers, and Computer-Based Instrumentation Systems

8.1 Computer Organization

8.2 Memory Types

8.3 Digital Process Control

8.4 Programming Model for the HCS12/9S12 Family

8.5 The Instruction Set and Addressing Modes for the CPU12

8.6 Assembly-Language Programming

8.7 Measurement Concepts and Sensors

8.8 Signal Conditioning

8.9 Analog-to-Digital Conversion


9 Diodes

9.1 Basic Diode Concepts

9.2 Load-Line Analysis of Diode Circuits

9.3 Zener-Diode Voltage-Regulator Circuits

9.4 Ideal-Diode Model

9.5 Piecewise-Linear Diode Models

9.6 Rectifier Circuits

9.7 Wave-Shaping Circuits

9.8 Linear Small-Signal Equivalent Circuits


10 Amplifiers: Specifications and External Characteristics

10.1 Basic Amplifier Concepts

10.2 Cascaded Amplifiers

10.3 Power Supplies and Efficiency

10.4 Additional Amplifier Models

10.5 Importance of Amplifier Impedances in Various Applications

10.6 Ideal Amplifiers

10.7 Frequency Response

10.8 Linear Waveform Distortion

10.9 Pulse Response

10.10 Transfer Characteristic and Nonlinear Distortion

10.11 Differential Amplifiers

10.12 Offset Voltage, Bias Current, and Offset Current


11 Field-Effect Transistors

11.1 NMOS and PMOS Transistors

11.2 Load-Line Analysis of a Simple NMOS Amplifier

11.3 Bias Circuits

11.4 Small-Signal Equivalent Circuits

11.5 Common-Source Amplifiers

11.6 Source Followers

11.7 CMOS Logic Gates


12 Bipolar Junction Transistors

12.1 Current and Voltage Relationships

12.2 Common-Emitter Characteristics

12.3 Load-Line Analysis of a Common-Emitter Amplifier

12.4 pnp Bipolar Junction Transistors

12.5 Large-Signal DC Circuit Models

12.6 Large-Signal DC Analysis of BJT Circuits

12.7 Small-Signal Equivalent Circuits

12.8 Common-Emitter Amplifiers

12.9 Emitter Followers


13 Operational Amplifiers

13.1 Ideal Operational Amplifiers

13.2 Inverting Amplifiers

13.3 Noninverting Amplifiers

13.4 Design of Simple Amplifiers

13.5 Op-Amp Imperfections in the Linear Range of Operation

13.6 Nonlinear Limitations

13.7 DC Imperfections

13.8 Differential and Instrumentation Amplifiers

13.9 Integrators and Differentiators

13.10 Active Filters


14 Magnetic Circuits and Transformers

14.1 Magnetic Fields

14.2 Magnetic Circuits

14.3 Inductance and Mutual Inductance

14.4 Magnetic Materials

14.5 Ideal Transformers

14.6 Real Transformers


15 DC Machines

15.1 Overview of Motors

15.2 Principles of DC Machines

15.3 Rotating DC Machines

15.4 Shunt-Connected and Separately Excited DC Motors

15.5 Series-Connected DC Motors

15.6 Speed Control of DC Motors

15.7 DC Generators


16 AC Machines

16.1 Three-Phase Induction Motors

16.2 Equivalent-Circuit and Performance Calculations for Induction Motors

16.3 Synchronous Machines

16.4 Single-Phase Motors

16.5 Stepper Motors and Brushless DC Motors



A Complex Numbers

B Nominal Values and the Color Code for Resistors

C The Fundamentals of Engineering Examination

D Answers for the Practice Tests

E Online Student Resources


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