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AC Electrical Circuit Analysis: A Practical Approach

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James M. Fiore, Mohawk Valley Community College

Copyright Year: 2020

ISBN 13: 9798605022282

Publisher: dissidents

Language: English

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Reviewed by Chengyu Xiong, Assistant Professor, Bristol Community College on 6/28/21

This book is one of a series of free open educational resources-five texts and seven laboratory manuals which I currently use as reference textbooks in my DC and AC circuit classes. This book is an excellent resource and very well written. It... read more

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Fundamentals
  • Chapter 2: Series RLC Circuits
  • Chapter 3: Parallel RLC Circuits
  • Chapter 4: Series-Parallel RLC Circuits
  • Chapter 5: Analysis Theorems and Techniques
  • Chapter 6: Nodal and Mesh Analysis
  • Chapter 7: AC Power
  • Chapter 8: Resonance
  • Chapter 9: Polyphase Power
  • Chapter 10: Decibels and Bode Plots

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  • About the Book

    Welcome to the AC Electrical Circuit Analysis, an open educational resource (OER). The goal of this text is to introduce the theory and practical application of analysis of AC electrical circuits. It assumes familiarity with DC circuit analysis. If you have not studied DC circuit analysis, it is strongly recommended that you read the companion OER text, DC Electrical Circuit Analysis before continuing. Both texts are offered free of charge under a Creative Commons non-commercial, share-alike with attribution license. For your convenience, along with the free pdf and odt files, print copies are available at a very modest charge. Check my web sites for links.

    This text is based on the earlier Workbook for AC Electrical Circuits, which it replaces. The original expository text has been greatly expanded and includes many examples along with computer simulations. For the convenience of those who used the Workbook, many of the problem sets are the same, with some re-ordering depending on the chapter.

    About the Contributors

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    James M. Fiore

    My name is Jim and I'm the resident dissident, programmer and author. I've been a college professor for many years teaching in the areas of electrical engineering technology, computer programming and the science of sound. I'm also a musician and an endurance athlete. I established dissidents in the late 1980s as a way to offer various software items that I created, figuring that other people might find them useful as well. Some of these have been commercial and some have been freeware. I also write a lot, including published college text books and lab manuals. Recently, the open educational resource movement has gained momentum (no doubt at least partly propelled by the rising costs of college tuition and texts).