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Welcome! This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to the Electronics Engineering program and courses.

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

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Electronics is defined as:

               " The study, design, and use of devices based on the conduction of electricity in a vacuum, a gas, or a semiconductor. Modern electronics is principally concerned with semiconductor devices; vacuum and gas-filled devices are rapidly becoming obsolete, apart from a few specialized uses."

 

electronics. (2009). In J. Cullerne (Ed.), The Penguin dictionary of physics (4th ed.). London, UK: Penguin. Retrieved from http://sc4.idm.oclc.org/login?qurl=https://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/pendphys/electronics/0?institutionId=5065

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Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics

 This updated resource shows how to interpret schematic diagrams--and design your own Written by an experienced engineer, this easy-to-follow TAB guide shows, step-by-step, how to navigate the roadmaps of electronic circuits and systems. Filled with new illustrations and DIY examples, the book clearly explains how to understand and create high-precision electronics diagrams. You will discover how to identify parts and connections, interpret element ratings, and apply diagram-based information in your own projects. Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Fourth Edition, also contains valuable appendices covering symbols, resistor color codes, and parts suppliers. Up-to-date coverage includes: *Block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams  *Resistors and capacitors  *Inductors and transformers  *Switches, relays, conductors, and cables  *Diodes, transistors, Op amps, and logic gates  *Electron tubes , cells, and batteries  *Voltage dividers and reducers  *Simple and complex circuits *Breadboards and wire wrapping  *Electronics troubleshooting *Digital electronics and functional circuits *And much more

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A First Lab in Circuits and Electronics

Written by an award-winning educator and researcher, the sixteen experiments in this book have been extensively class-tested and fine-tuned. This lab manual, like no other, provides an exciting, active exploration of concepts and measurements and encourages students to tinker, experiment, and become creative on their own. This benefits their further study and subsequent professional work. The manual includes self-contained background for all electronics experiments, so that the lab can be run concurrently with any circuits or electronics course, at any level. It uses circuits in real applications which students can relate to, in order to motivate them and convince them that what they learn is for real. As a result, the material is not only made interesting, but helps motivate further study in circuits, electronics, communications and semiconductor devices.

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InTech eBooks Database

InTechOpen is the world's largest Science, Technology and Medicine Open Access book publisher. With a goal to provide free online access to research since 2004, InTechOpen has published 2,900 books and 46,833 scientific works total by 98,807 international scientists

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An Introduction to Electronics

An Introduction to Electronics covers the syllabus of B.Sc. Electronics, and is divided into twelve chapters viz. circuit analysis (network analysis and network theorems) semiconductors and semiconductor diodes, clippers and clampers, two terminal devices (rectifiers Zener, varactor and tunnel diodes, photodiode, LED and solar cell). Bipolar Junction Transistors (CE, CB, and CC configurations), Amplifiers two port networks, h-parameters and CE, CB, CC and RC coupled amplifiers, feedback in amplifiers, types of feedback sinusoidal oscillators (Colpitt, Hartley phase-shift and Wien bridge oscillators). Multivibrators three terminal devices (UJT, JFET, common source, common gate and common drain amplifiers, depletion and enhancement MOSFETs), Modulation and demodulation (AM, FM phase modulation, PAM, PWM, PPM and PCM) square law and linear diode detectors, Noise, shot noise, partition noise, flicker noise, transit time noise, thermal noise, white noise, excess resistor noise, noise in BJT and FET, and noise figure.

Understanding Electronics Series

Using case studies, first-rate technical expertise, and high-energy video, this six-part series helps develop hands-on knowledge and conceptual understanding in a variety of electronics fields. Viewers will learn about cutting-edge applications in health care, communications, manufacturing, automotive design, and environmental studies, while an additional episode highlights the design and construction of printed circuit boards. 6-part series, 20 minutes each.

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