Mathematics for Electronics and Computers

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Prentice Hall, 2002 - Computer science - 747 pages
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With 12 textbooks; 23 editions, and 20 years of front-line education experience, best-selling author Nigel Cook has written this text as a complete math course for high school, community college, or vocational/technical college students seeking a career in electronics and computer technology. This finely tuned, carefully tested, and accuracy checked volume is organized into three parts: *PART A: Basic Math *Fractions; Decimal Numbers; Positive and Negative Numbers; Exponents and the Metric System; Algebra, Equations, and Formulas; Geometry and Trigonometry; and Logarithms and Graphs *PART B: Electronics Math *Current and Voltage; Resistance and Power; Series DC Circuits; Parallel DC Circuits; Series-Parallel DC Circuits and Theorems; Alternating Current (AC); Capacitors; Inductors and Transformers; RLC Circuits and Complex Numbers; and Diodes and Transistors *PART C: Computer Math *Analog to Digital; Number Systems and Codes; Logic Gates; Boolean Expressions and Algebra; Binary Arithmetic; and Introduction to Computer Programming Text Features As with any topic to be learned, the method of presentation can make a big difference between clear comprehension and complete confusion. all math topics with extensive applications to show the student the value of math as a tool. Therefore, if the need for math is instantly demonstrated, the tool is retained. Some additional features include: *Student-friendly writing style *Integrated math applications *Section self-test evaluation points *Circuit analysis tables *Extensive end-of-chapter test bank *Humanistic vignettes *Worked-out examples *Calculator sequence examples *Proto-board pictorials *Margin term definitions

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