Electronics Study Guide


Electronics Study Guide
Boost Your grades with this illustrated quick-study guide. You will use it from an undergraduate school all the way to graduate school and beyond.

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Includes tables of symbols, electronic components identification, and many more

Table of Contents
i. Introduction: Foreword | Symbols used in Electronics
ii. Signal Transforms: Fourier analysis | Fourier series | Fourier transform | Discrete Fourier transform | A derivation of the discrete Fourier transform | Discrete-time Fourier transform | Gibbs phenomenon | Laplace transform | Two-sided Laplace transform | Z-transform | Transfer function
I. Electronic components: Identification | Passive components | Active solid-state components: Diodes | Transistors | Power Supplies | Active thermionic components | Display devices | Electromechanical sensors and actuators | Thermoelectric devices | Photoelectric devices | Antennas | Interconnecting electronic components
II. Analog Circuits: Circuit Analysis | Analysis of Resistive Circuits | AC Circuits | Benefits and Design | Amplifiers | Switching amplifiers | Oscillators | Modulation Methods | Filter Design
III. Digital Circuits: Integrated Circuit | Elements of Digital Circuits | Computer Architecture | Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog Converters
I. Electronic Components
Passive components: Fuse | Capacitors | Inductors | Magnetic amplifier | Crystal Oscillator | Polyswitch | Resistors | Varistor | Transformer | Switch
Active solid-state components: Semiconductor devices | Semiconductor materials | Diodes | Transistors | DIAC - Diode for Alternating Current | TRIAC - TRIode for Alternating Current | Power Supplies | Frequency changer
Active thermionic components: Vacuum tube | Cathode ray tube | Klystron | Magnetron
Display devices: Cathode ray tube | Liquid crystal display | Light-emitting diode | Nixie tube
Electromechanical sensors and actuators: Microphone | Loudspeaker | Strain gauge | Switch
Thermoelectric devices: Thermoelectric effect | Thermistor | Thermocouple | Thermopile | Peltier cooler
Photoelectric devices: Photomultiplier tube | Light-dependent resistor | Photodiode | Photovoltaic cell (solar cell)
Antennas | Radio antenna | Elemental dipole | Biconical | Yagi | Log-periodic antenna | Phased array | Magnetic dipole (loop) | Parabolic dish | Feedhorn | Waveguide
Interconnecting electronic components: Electrical connectors, plugs and sockets | Printed circuit boards | Point-to-point construction | Wire-wrap | Breadboard
II. Analog Circuits
Circuit Analysis: Introduction | Symbols used in Electronics | Kirchhoff''s current law | Ohm''s Law | Circuit diagram | Charge and Coulomb''s Law | Coulomb''s Law | Cell | DC Voltage and Current | Nodal Analysis | Mesh Analysis | Thevenin and Norton Equivalents | Norton''s Theorem | Thévenin''s Theorem | Superposition | DC Circuit Analysis | Noise in electronic circuits | Diagnostic Equipment | SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis)
Analysis of Resistive Circuits: Series and parallel circuits | Wheatstone bridge | Y-Delta transform | Voltage divider | Current divider | Combining impedances
AC Circuits: Alternating current | AC Voltage and Current | Phasors | Impedance | RC Circuits | RCL Circuits: RCL frequency domain | RCL time domain simple | RCL time domain Example

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