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Electric Circuits, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By James W. Nilsson, Susan Riedel

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 11, 2014


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


Electric Circuits 10/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.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents
List of Examples xiii
Preface xvii
Chapter 1 Circuit Variables 2
Chapter 2 Circuit Elements 24
Chapter 3 Simple Resistive Circuits 56
Chapter 4 Techniques of Circuit Analysis 88
Chapter 5 The Operational Amplifier 144
Chapter 6 Inductance, Capacitance, and Mutual Inductance 174
Chapter 7 Response of First-Order RL and RC Circuits 212
Chapter 8 Natural and Step Responses of RLC Circuits 264
Chapter 9 Sinusoidal Steady-State Analysis 304
Chapter 10 Sinusoidal Steady-State Power Calculations 358
Chapter 11 Balanced Three-Phase Circuits 396
Chapter 12 Introduction to the Laplace Transform 426
Chapter 13 The Laplace Transform in Circuit Analysis 464
Chapter 14 Introduction to Frequency Selective Circuits 520
Chapter 15 Active Filter Circuits 556
Chapter 16 Fourier Series 602
Chapter 17 The Fourier Transform 642
Chapter 18 Two-Port Circuits 676
Appendix A The Solution of Linear Simultaneous Equations 703
Appendix B Complex Numbers 723
Appendix C More on Magnetically Coupled Coils and Ideal Transformers 729
Appendix D The Decibel 737
Appendix E Bode Diagrams 739
Appendix F An Abbreviated Table of Trigonometric Identities 757
Appendix G An Abbreviated Table of Integrals 759
Appendix H Common Standard Component Values 761
Answers to Selected Problems 763
Index 779

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$91.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-359411-9