Having trouble understanding the fundamentals of electricity? Problem solved! Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, makes it shockingly easy to learn the basic concepts.
Written in a step-by-step format, this practical guide begins by covering direct current (DC), voltage, resistance, circuits, cells, and batteries. The book goes on to discuss alternating current (AC), power supplies, wire, and cable. Magnetism and electromagnetic effects are also addressed. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts.
It's a no-brainer! You'll learn about:
Ohm's Law, power, and energy
Electricity in the home
Protecting electronic equipment
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electricity Demystified, Second Edition, powers up your understanding of this essential subject.
Table of contents
PART I: DIRECT CURRENT 1. A Circuit Sampler 2. Charge, Current, Voltage, and Resistance 3. Ohm's Law, Power, and Energy 4. Simple DC Circuits 5. Cells and Batteries Test: Part I PART II: ALTERNATING CURRENT 6. What is Alternating Current 7. Electricity in the Home 8. Electrical Power Supplies 9. Wire and Cable Test: Part II PART III: MAGNETISM 10. What is Magnetism 11. Electromagnetic Effects 12. Practical Magnetism Test: Part III Final Exam Answers to Quizzes, Tests, and Final Exam Appendix: Schematic Symbols Suggested Additional Reading Index