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Electric Circuits by James W. Nilsson and Susan Riedel

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  1. Feb 3, 2013 #1

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    From the publisher: Electric Circuits 9/e is the most widely used introductory circuits textbook of the past 25 years. As this book has evolved over the years to meet the changing learning styles of students, importantly, the underlying teaching approaches and philosophies remain unchanged. The goals are:

    - To build an understanding of concepts and ideas explicitly in terms of previous learning
    - To emphasize the relationship between conceptual understanding and problem solving approaches
    - To provide students with a strong foundation of engineering practices.

    Designed for use in a one or two-semester Introductory Circuit Analysis or Circuit Theory Course taught in Electrical or Computer Engineering Departments.

    I used the second edition from 1986 as a reference. It is a good general reference for upper level. The book published by Addison-Wesley in its Series in Electrical Engineering.

    Table of Contents - http://www.pearsonhighered.com/product?ISBN=0136114997

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    Chapter 1 Circuit Variables  2
    Practical Perspective: Balancing Power
    1.1 Electrical Engineering: An Overview
    1.2 The International System of Units
    1.3 Circuit Analysis: An Overview
    1.4 Voltage and Current
    1.5 The Ideal Basic Circuit Element
    1.6 Power and Energy

    Practical Perspective: Balancing Power
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 2 Circuit Elements 24
    Practical Perspective: Electrical Safety
    2.1 Voltage and Current Sources
    2.2 Electrical Resistance (Ohm’s Law)
    2.3 Construction of a Circuit Model
    2.4 Kirchhoff’s Laws
    2.5 Analysis of a Circuit Containing Dependent Sources

    Practical Perspective: Electrical Safety
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 3 Simple Resistive Circuits 56
    Practical Perspective: A Rear Window Defroster
    3.1 Resistors in Series
    3.2 Resistors in Parallel
    3.3 The Voltage-Divider and Current-Divider Circuits
    3.4 Voltage Division and Current Division
    3.5 Measuring Voltage and Current
    3.6 Measuring Resistance—The Wheatstone Bridge
    3.7 Delta-to-Wye (Pi-to-Tee) Equivalent Circuits

    Practical Perspective: A Rear Window Defroster
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 4 Techniques of Circuit Analysis 88
    Practical Perspective: Circuits with Realistic Resistors
    4.1 Terminology
    4.2 Introduction to the Node-Voltage Method
    4.3 The Node-Voltage Method and Dependent Sources
    4.4 The Node-Voltage Method: Some Special Cases
    4.5 Introduction to the Mesh-Current Method
    4.6 The Mesh-Current Method and Dependent Sources
    4.7 The Mesh-Current Method: Some Special Cases
    4.8 The Node-Voltage Method Versus the Mesh-Current Method
    4.9 Source Transformations
    4.10 Thévenin and Norton Equivalents
    4.11 More on Deriving a Thévenin Equivalent
    4.12 Maximum Power Transfer
    4.13 Superposition

    Practical Perspective: Circuits with Realistic Resistors
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 5 The Operational Amplifier 144
    Practical Perspective: Strain Gages
    5.1 Operational Amplifier Terminals
    5.2 Terminal Voltages and Currents
    5.3 The Inverting-Amplifier Circuit
    5.4 The Summing-Amplifier Circuit
    5.5 The Noninverting-Amplifier Circuit
    5.6 The Difference-Amplifier Circuit
    5.7 A More Realistic Model for the Operational Amplifier

    Practical Perspective: Strain Gages
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 6 Inductance, Capacitance, and Mutual Inductance 174
    Practical Perspective: Proximity Switches
    6.1 The Inductor
    6.2 The Capacitor
    6.3 Series-Parallel Combinations of Inductance and Capacitance
    6.4 Mutual Inductance
    6.5 A Closer Look at Mutual Inductance

    Practical Perspective: Proximity Switches
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 7 Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits 212
    Practical Perspective: A Flashing Light Circuit
    7.1 The Natural Response of an RL Circuit
    7.2 The Natural Response of an RC Circuit
    7.3 The Step Response of RL and RC Circuits
    7.4 A General Solution for Step and Natural Responses
    7.5 Sequential Switching
    7.6 Unbounded Response
    7.7 The Integrating Amplifier

    Practical Perspective: A Flashing Light Circuit
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 8 Natural and Step Responses of RLC Circuits 264
    Practical Perspective: An Ignition Circuit
    8.1 Introduction to the Natural Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit
    8.2 The Forms of the Natural Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit
    8.3 The Step Response of a Parallel RLC Circuit
    8.4 The Natural and Step Response of a Series RLC Circuit
    8.5 A Circuit with Two Integrating Amplifiers

    Practical Perspective: An Ignition Circuit
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 9 Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis 306
    Practical Perspective: A Household Distribution Circuit
    9.1 The Sinusoidal Source
    9.2 The Sinusoidal Response
    9.3 The Phasor
    9.4 The Passive Circuit Elements in the Frequency Domain
    9.5 Kirchhoff’s Laws in the Frequency Domain
    9.6 Series, Parallel, and Delta-to-Wye Simplifications
    9.7 Source Transformations and Thévenin-Norton Equivalent Circuits
    9.8 The Node-Voltage Method
    9.9 The Mesh-Current Method
    9.10 The Transformer 334
    9.11 The Ideal Transformer
    9.12 Phasor Diagrams

    Practical Perspective: A Household Distribution Circuit
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 10 Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Calculations 360
    Practical Perspective: Heating Appliances
    10.1 Instantaneous Power
    10.2 Average and Reactive Power
    10.3 The rms Value and Power Calculations
    10.4 Complex Power
    10.5 Power Calculations
    10.6 Maximum Power Transfer

    Practical Perspective: Heating Appliances
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 11 Balanced Three-Phase Circuits 398
    Practical Perspective: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power
    11.1 Balanced Three-Phase Voltages
    11.2 Three-Phase Voltage Sources
    11.3 Analysis of the Wye-Wye Circuit
    11.4 Analysis of the Wye-Delta Circuit
    11.5 Power Calculations in Balanced Three-Phase Circuits
    11.6 Measuring Average Power in Three-Phase Circuit

    Practical Perspective: Transmission and Distribution of Electric Power
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 12 Introduction to the Laplace Transform 428
    Practical Perspective: Transient Effects
    12.1 Definition of the Laplace Transform
    12.2 The Step Function
    12.3 The Impulse Function
    12.4 Functional Transforms
    12.5 Operational Transforms
    12.6 Applying the Laplace Transfor
    12.7 Inverse Transforms
    12.8 Poles and Zeros of F(s)
    12.9 Initial- and Final-Value Theorems

    Practical Perspective: Transient Effects
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 13 The Laplace Transform in Circuit Analysis 466
    Practical Perspective: Surge Suppressors
    13.1 Circuit Elements in the s Domain
    13.2 Circuit Analysis in the s Domain
    13.3 Applications
    13.4 The Transfer Function
    13.5 The Transfer Function in Partial Fraction Expansions
    13.6 The Transfer Function and the Convolution Integral
    13.7 The Transfer Function and the Steady-State Sinusoidal Response
    13.8 The Impulse Function in Circuit Analysis

    Practical Perspective: Surge Suppressors
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 14 Introduction to Frequency Selective Circuits  522
    Practical Perspective: Pushbutton Telephone Circuits
    14.1 Some Preliminaries
    14.2 Low-Pass Filters
    14.3 High-Pass Filters
    14.4 Bandpass Filters
    14.5 Bandreject Filters

    Practical Perspective: Pushbutton Telephone Circuits
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 15 Active Filter Circuits 558
    Practical Perspective: Bass Volume Control
    15.1 First-Order Low-Pass and High-Pass Filters
    15.2 Scaling
    15.3 Op Amp Bandpass and Bandreject Filters
    15.4 Higher Order Op Amp Filters
    15.5 Narrowband Bandpass and Bandreject Filters

    Practical Perspective: Bass Volume Control
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 16 Fourier Series  604
    Practical Perspective: Active High-Q Filters
    16.1 Fourier Series Analysis: An Overview
    16.2 The Fourier Coefficients
    16.3 The Effect of Symmetry on the Fourier Coefficients
    16.4 An Alternative Trigonometric Form of the Fourier Series
    16.5 An Application
    16.6 Average-Power Calculations with Periodic Functions
    16.7 The rms Value of a Periodic Function
    16.8 The Exponential Form of the Fourier Series
    16.9 Amplitude and Phase Spectra

    Practical Perspective: Active High-Q Filters
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 17 The Fourier Transform  644
    Practical Perspective: Filtering Digital Signals
    17.1 The Derivation of the Fourier Transform
    17.2 The Convergence of the Fourier Integral
    17.3 Using Laplace Transforms to Find Fourier Transforms
    17.4 Fourier Transforms in the Limit
    17.5 Some Mathematical Properties
    17.6 Operational Transforms
    17.7 Circuit Applications
    17.8 Parseval’s Theorems

    Practical Perspective: Filtering Digital Signals
    Summary
    Problems

    Chapter 18 Two-Port Circuits 678
    Practical Perspective: Characterizing an Unknown Circuit
    18.1 The Terminal Equations
    18.2 The Two-Port Parameters
    18.3 Analysis of the Terminated Two-Port Circuit
    18.4 Interconnected Two-Port Circuits

    Practical Perspective: Characterizing an Unknown Circuit
    Summary
    Problems

    Appendix A The Solution of Linear Simultaneous Equations 705
    A.1 Preliminary Steps
    A.2 Cramer’s Method
    A.3 The Characteristic Determinant
    A.4 The Numerator Determinant
    A.5 The Evaluation of a Determinant
    A.6 Matrices
    A.7 Matrix Algebra
    A.8 Identity, Adjoint, and Inverse Matrices
    A.9 Partitioned Matrices
    A.10 Applications

    Appendix B Complex Numbers 725
    B.1 Notation
    B.2 The Graphical Representation of a Complex Number
    B.3 Arithmetic Operations
    B.4 Useful Identities
    B.5 The Integer Power of a Complex Number
    B.6 The Roots of a Complex Number

    Appendix C More on Magnetically Coupled Coils and Ideal Transformers 731
    C.1 Equivalent Circuits for Magnetically Coupled Coils
    C.2 The Need for Ideal Transformers in the Equivalent Circuits

    Appendix D The Decibel 739

    Appendix E Bode Diagrams  741
    E.1 Real, First-Order Poles and Zeros
    E.2 Straight-Line Amplitude Plots
    E.3 More Accurate Amplitude Plots
    E.4 Straight-Line Phase Angle Plots
    E.5 Bode Diagrams: Complex Poles and Zeros
    E.6 Amplitude Plots
    E.7 Correcting Straight-Line Amplitude Plots
    E.8 Phase Angle Plots

    Appendix F An Abbreviated Table of Trigonometric Identities

    Appendix G An Abbreviated Table of Integrals

    Appendix H Common Standard Component Values

    Answers to Selected Problems

    Index
     
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