This second edition, extensively revised and updated, continues to offer sound, practically-oriented, modularized coverage of the full spectrum of fundamental topics in each of the several major areas of electrical and electronics engineering. • Circuit Theory
• Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments
• Electric Machines
• Electric Power Systems
• Control Systems
• Signals and Systems
• Analog and Digital Electronics
including introduction to microcomputers The book conforms to the syllabi of Basic Electrical and Electronic Sciences prescribed for the first-year engineering students. It is also an ideal text for students pursuing diploma programmes in Electrical Engineering.
Written in a straightforward style with a strong emphasis on primary principles, the main objective of the book is to bring an understanding of the subject within the reach of all engineering students.
What is New to This Edition :
Fundamentals of Control Systems (Chapter 24)
Fundamentals of Signals and Systems (Chapter 25)
Introduction to Microcomputers (Chapter 32)
Substantial revisions to chapters on Transformer, Semiconductor Diodes and Transistors, and Field Effect Transistors
Laplace Transform (Appendix B)
Applications of Laplace Transform (Appendix C)
PSpice (Appendix E)
key Features :
Numerous solved examples for sound conceptual understanding
End-of-chapter review questions and numerical problems for rigorous practice by students
Answers to all end-of-chapter numerical problems An objective type Questions Bank with answers to hone the technical skills of students for viva voce and preparation for competitive examinations.