Mathematics for Electronics and Computers

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9780130811622: Mathematics for Electronics and Computers

For any high school, community college or vocational/technical college student needing mathematics as a prep. for a career in electronics and computers.

Best-selling author Nigel Cook's new text Mathematics for Electronics and Computers provides a complete math course for technology students. Since mathematics is interwoven into the very core of science, an understanding is imperative for anyone pursuing a career in technology. Employing an “integrated math applications” approach, this text reinforces all math topics with extensive electronic and computer applications to show a student the value of math as a tool.

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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. Employing an "integrated math applications' approach, this text reinforces 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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