## Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Basic ElectricityStudents need no prior knowledge of electricity to gain a broad and deep understanding with this book. Numerous easy-to-follow examples--illustrated with diagrams--demonstrate the operation and application of electric circuits. To assure practicality, the problems are presented in terms of commonly used voltages and current ratings, and they cover circuits and equipment typical of those found in today's electrical systems. |

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### Contents

THE NATURE OF ELECTRICITY | 1 |

ELECTRICAL STANDARDS AND CONVENTIONS | 15 |

OHMS LAW AND POWER | 38 |

Copyright | |

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