Copyright: 2007
Pages: 686
ISBN: 9781596932456

Our Price: $65.00


This essential reference offers you a well-organized resource for accessing the basic electrical engineering knowledge you need for your work. Whether you 're an experienced engineer who appreciates an occasional refresher in key areas, or a student preparing to enter the field, Electrical Engineering: A Pocket Reference provides quick and easy access to fundamental principles and their applications. You also find an extensive collection of time-saving equations that help simplify your daily projects. Supported with more than 500 diagrams and figures, 60 tables, and an extensive index, this unique book is organized to help you find the information you need in an instant, from DC and AC systems, electric and magnetic fields, networks, to signals and systems, digital and analog electronics, and power supplies. You also find appendices with useful mathematical relations in a notation suitable for their application. Produced with a special flexible, moisture-resistant cover, no other reference source concentrates so much practical and fundamental electrical engineering knowledge in one compact and valuable volume.

Table Of Contents

DC Systems - Basic Quantities, Basic Laws. Basic Circuits. Calculation Methods for Linear Circuits.; Electric Fields - Electrostatic Fields. Static Steady-state Current Flow. Magnetic Fields.; Maxwell 's Equations.; AC Systems - Mathematical Basics of AC. Sinusoidal Waveforms. Complex Impedance and Admittance. Impedance of Passive Components. Combinations of Passive Components. Network Transformations. Simple Networks. Power in AC Circuits. Three-Phase Supplies.; Overview: Symmetrical Three-Phase Systems.; Current, Voltage and Power Measurement - Electrical Measuring Instruments. Measurement of DC Current and Voltage. Measurement of AC Voltage and AC Current. Power Measurement. Measurement Errors. Overview: Symbols on Measurement Instruments. Overview: Measurement Methods.; Networks at Variable Frequency - Linear Systems. Filters. Simple Filters.; Signals and Systems - Signals. Systems. Fourier Transforms. Nonlinear Systems.; Analog Circuit Design - Methods of Analysis. Silicon and Germanium Diodes. Small-Signal Amplifier with Bipolar Transistors. Field-Effect Transistor Small-Signal Amplifiers. Negative Feedback. Operational Amplifiers. Active Filters. Oscillators. Heating and Cooling. Power Amplifiers.; Digital Electronics - Logic Algebra. Electronic Realization of Logic Circuits. Combination Circuits and Sequential Logic. Examples of Combination Circuits. Latches and Flip-Flops. Memory. Registers and Shift Registers. Counters. Design and Synthesis of Sequential Logic.; Power Supplies - Power Transformers. Rectification and Filtering Analog Voltage Stabilization. Switched Mode Power Supplies.; Mathematical Basics. Tables. Acronyms. Circuit Symbols.


  • Ralf Kories Ralf Kories is a professor at Hochschule fur Telemmunikation. He holds an M.S. in technology management from the Technical University Deft, The Netherlands and a Ph.D. in biological physics from the University of Mainz, Germany.
  • Heinz Schmidt-Walter Heinz Schmidt-Walter is a professor in the department of electrical engineering at Hochschule Darmstadt. He holds an M.S. in electrical engineering and a Ph.D. in power electronics and electrical drives, both from the University of Hannover, Germany.