COVID-19 Update: We are currently shipping orders daily. However, due to transit disruptions in some geographies, deliveries may be delayed. To provide all customers with timely access to content, we are offering 50% off Science and Technology Print & eBook bundle options. Terms & conditions.
Electronic Diagrams - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780408002011, 9781483140629

Electronic Diagrams

1st Edition

0.0 star rating Write a review
Author: Morris A. Colwell
eBook ISBN: 9781483140629
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 4th March 1976
Page Count: 112
Sales tax will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT/GST
Price includes VAT/GST

Institutional Subscription

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.


Electronic Diagrams is a ready reference and general guide to systems and circuit planning and in the preparation of diagrams for both newcomers and the more experienced. This book presents guidelines and logical procedures that the reader can follow and then be equipped to tackle large complex diagrams by recognition of characteristic 'building blocks' or 'black boxes'. The goal is to break down many of the barriers that often seem to deter students and laymen in learning the art of electronics, especially when they take up electronics as a spare time occupation. This text is comprised of nine chapters; the first of which describes simple current carriers, with emphasis on conductors, connections, and terminals. Attention then turns to 'passive' circuit symbols, that is, those that do not require a power source to activate them, but operate under the influence of applied signals or voltages. The next chapter is devoted to the interpretation of electromechanical devices such as switches, relays, switching jacks, and batteries. This book also shows how various semiconductors are depicted in circuit diagrams by grouping according to three main classes: diodes (non-thermionic), thyristors, and transistors. The remaining chapters focus on graphical representations of thermionic valves and cold cathode tubes; integrated circuit functions; transducers and miscellaneous symbols; and black boxes and block diagrams. A chapter on circuit diagram layouts concludes the book. This book will be useful to students and hobbyists who regularly follow the technical journals on graphical representation of circuits.

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Simple Current Carriers

2 Identification of Passive Components

3 Electromechanical Devices

4 Semiconductor Devices

5 Thermionic Valves and Cold Cathode Tubes

6 Integrated Circuit Functions

7 Transducers and Miscellaneous Symbols

8 Black Boxes and Block Diagrams

9 Circuit Diagram Layouts



No. of pages:
© Newnes 1976
4th March 1976
eBook ISBN:

About the Author

Morris A. Colwell

Ratings and Reviews