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A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering (5th edition)

ISBN : 9780198725725

Price(incl.tax): 
¥2,333
Author: 
Andrew Butterfield; John Szymanski
Pages
624 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
129 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
Series
Oxford Quick Reference
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  • More than 5,000 clear, concise, and jargon-free A-Z entries, extensively revised and updated
  • Includes expanded coverage of areas such as analogue components, circuits, and systems; circuit theory and networks; image processing, systems, and devices; robotics; and telecommunications, mobile and wireless systems
  • Nearly 400 diagrams and tables to illustrate topics that benefit from visual aids, and dozens of key equations
  • Supplemented by 16 appendices, listing useful data such as: essential graphical and mathematical symbols, fundamental constants, technical reference tables, and major innovations in electricity and electronics
  • More than 50 web links included at appropriate entries, accessibly listed and kept up-to-date on a dedicated companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Includes expanded coverage of areas such as analogue components, circuits, and systems; circuit theory and networks; image processing, systems, and devices; robotics; and telecommunications, mobile and wireless systems
  • More than 50 web links included at appropriate entries, accessibly listed and kept up-to-date on a dedicated companion website

 
This popular dictionary, formerly published as the Penguin Dictionary of Electronics, has been extensively revised and updated, providing more than 5,000 clear, concise, and jargon-free A-Z entries on key terms, theories, and practices in the areas of electronics and electrical science. Topics covered include circuits, power, systems, magnetic devices, control theory, communications, signal processing, and telecommunications, together with coverage of applications areas such as image processing, storage, and electronic materials. The dictionary is enhanced by dozens of equations and nearly 400 diagrams. 

It also includes 16 appendices listing mathematical tables and other useful data, including essential graphical and mathematical symbols, fundamental constants, technical reference tables, mathematical support tools, and major innovations in electricity and electronics. More than 50 useful web links are also included with appropriate entries, accessible via a dedicated companion website.

A Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering is the most up-to-date quick reference dictionary available in its field, and is a practical and wide-ranging resource for all students of electronics and of electrical engineering.

Index: 

Prelims
A-Z text
Appendices
Abbreviations

About the author: 

Andrew Butterfield, Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Trinity College, Dublin, and John Szymanski, Lecturer, University of York
 

Dr Andrew Butterfield holds an honours degree in Engineering and a PhD in Computer Science and is currently Head of the Foundation and Methods Group at Trinity College Dublin, as well as Director of Undergraduate Teaching and Learning in the School of Computer Science and Statistics. His research interests include the formal aspects of computing and pure lazy functional programming languages, and he has published in various specialist journals (Formal Aspects of Computing, Science of Programming), has edited a number of conference proceedings (Implementing Functional Languages, Unifying Theories of Programming) and has been guest editor for an issue of Formal Methods in System Design.

Dr John Szymanski is a lecturer at the University of York. He has written many journal articles as well as a tutorial guide in electronics called Basic Mathematics for Electronics Engineers: Models and Applications (Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1989).

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