Newnes Radio and Electronics Engineer's Pocket Book

Newnes Radio and Electronics Engineer's Pocket Book

Revised by the Editorial Staff of Electronics Today International

15th Edition - July 6, 1978

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  • Authors: H. W. Moorshead, R. Harris, J. Perry
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102429

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Newnes Radio and Electronics Engineer's Pocket Book, Fifteenth Edition provides reference of the information relevant in radio and electronics engineering. The book presents tables, illustrations, and diagrams of various data used in radio and electronics engineering. The coverage of the text includes abbreviations and symbols, electrical equations, and code conversions. The text will be useful to engineers, technicians, and other professionals who require a reference about the different aspects of radio and electronics.

Table of Contents

  • Abbreviations and Symbols

    Greek Alphabet

    Component Symbols

    Standard Units

    Decimal Multipliers






    Electrical Equations

    Dimensions of Physical Properties

    Useful Formula

    Resistor and Capacitor Color Coding

    Capacitance, Resistance, Inductance

    Resistor and Capacitor Letter and Digit Code

    Transistor and Diode Encapsulations

    Transistor Circuits and Characteristics

    Common Transistor and Diode Data

    Zener Data

    Using L.E.D.s

    Power Supply Configurations

    OP-Amp Standard Circuits

    Semiconductor Glossary

    Logic Terms

    Logic Terminology

    Basic Logic Symbols and Truth Tables

    Comparison of Logic Families

    Code Conversion Tables


    TTL Symbols

    Transistor Symbols

    TTL and Cmos Data

    Laws of Boolean Algebra

    TTL to Cmos—Equivalent Types

    Using TTL: Notes on the 7400 Series

    Cmos and TTL Pinouts

    Mains Transformer Data

    DIN Standard Connections

    Resistance Values for Decoupling and Voltage Dropping

    Reactance of Capacitors at Spot Frequencies

    Reactance of Inductors at Spot Frequencies

    Shunts and Resistances

    Kirchhoff's Laws



    Decibel Table



    Electromagnetic Wave Spectrum

    Radio Wavebands

    Sinpo Code

    B.B.C. A.M. Radio Stations

    U.K. C.B. Radio

    B.B.C. N.H.F./F.M. Radio Stations

    B.B.C. Local Radio Stations

    Independent Local Radio Stations

    B.B.B. V.H.F. Test Tone Transmissions

    Wavelength-Frequency Conversion Table

    World Time

    International Allocation of Call Signs

    Amateur Bands in the U.K

    Dipole Lengths for the Amateur Bands

    Microwave Band Designation Systems

    International Q Code

    International Morse Code

    Phonetic Alphabet

    Characteristics of World Television Systems

    405-Line Television Channels

    625-Line Television Channels

    U.H.F. Television Channel Groups

    Aerial Dimensions

    European V.H.F. Sound Broadcasting Channels

    Metric System

    Metric Conversion Factors

    Equivalents of Imperial and Metric Weights and Measures

    Fractions of an Inch with Metric Equivalents

    Powers and Roots of π and g

    Powers and Roots

    Centigrade-Fahrenheit Conversion Table

    B.A. Screws

    Standard Wire Gauge and Standard Drill Sizes

    B.S.I. Standard Metric Sizes of Copper Winding Wires

    Metric Wire Sizes: Turns per 10mm

    Copper Wire Data (S.W.G.)

    Wire Gauges

    Metric Sizes of Insulated Round Winding Wires

    Fluxes for Soldering

    Composition of Soft Solders

    Composition of Hard Solders

    Musical Notes Frequency

    Motor Current Table



Product details

  • No. of pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 1985
  • Published: July 6, 1978
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483102429

About the Authors

H. W. Moorshead

R. Harris

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas, Austin, USA

J. Perry

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