Front Matter

Cover

Title Page and Copyright

Preface

Before We Begin

What is covered

Organization

Learning by Doing

Notation

Feedback

Part One: Electrical Properties and Behaviors

Fundamental Concepts

Voltage and Current

Current and Signal Velocity

First Circuit

Ohm’s Law

Investigating Resistance

Series Circuits

Voltage Dividers

Parallel Circuits

Combining Resistors

Mixed Series and Parallel Circuits

Combining Voltage Sources

Kirchhoff’s Law

Applying Kirchhoff’s Law

Sources and Common Returns

Simplifying Circuits

Thevenin and Norton Equivalence

Power

AC Voltages and Currents

Definitions

AC Waveform Characteristics

AC Wavefrom Composition

Conveying Information

Time, Frequency, and Modulation Domains

A Simple AC Circuit

Expressing Values

Engineering Notation

Decibels

Percentage and PPM

Phase

Wavelength

Linear and Log Plotting

Passive Electrical Properties

Resistance

Capacitance

Inductance

Mental Model

Current and Voltage Phase

Reactance and Impedance

Transformer

AC Passive Circuits

RC time constant

RC differentiator

RC Filters

RC & RL Lowpass filters

RC & RL Highpass filters

Resonance

Part Two: Active components

Semiconductors

Semiconductor Materials

Diodes

BJT Transistors

FET Transistors

Thyristors and More

Integrated Circuits

Discrete Circuits

Full Wave Rectification

Split Power Supplies

Active Regulator

Simple Zener Regulation

Adjustable Regulator with Feedback

Darlington and Sziklia connected transistors

BJT Common Collector Amplifier

BJT Common Collector Amlifier

BJT Push Pull Amplifier

Oscillators

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