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Newnes Radio and Electronics Engineer's Pocket Book - 15th Edition - ISBN: 9780408003148, 9781483102429

Newnes Radio and Electronics Engineer's Pocket Book

15th Edition

Revised by the Editorial Staff of Electronics Today International

Authors: H. W. Moorshead R. Harris J. Perry
eBook ISBN: 9781483102429
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 6th July 1978
Page Count: 192
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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




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6th July 1978
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About the Authors

H. W. Moorshead

R. Harris

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas, Austin, USA

J. Perry

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