Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Seventh Edition

by: Thomas K. Eismin


Abstract: Two books in one! Up-to-date coverage of electrical and electronics systems for all types of aircraft–plus a full student study guide. This thoroughly revised text offers comprehensive explanations of the theory, design, and maintenance of current aircraft electrical and electronics systems. In-depth details on AC and DC systems for all varieties of aircraft—including the newest models—are provided, along with improved diagrams and helpful troubleshooting techniques. You will get complete coverage of cutting-edge topics, including digital control systems, digital data transfer methods, fiber-optic technology, and the latest flight deck instrumentation systems. A student study guide is also included, featuring hundreds of multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and analysis questions. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Seventh Edition, covers: • Aircraft storage batteries • Electric wire and wiring practices • Alternating current • Electrical control devices • Digital electronics • Electric measuring instruments • Electric motors, generators, alternators, and inverters • Power distribution systems • Design and maintenance of aircraft electrical systems • Radio theory • Communication and navigation systems • Weather warning and other safety systems • Instruments and autoflight systems
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Title: Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Seventh Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2019 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260108217

Authors:

Thomas K. Eismin is a professor in the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology at Purdue University and has been teaching at Purdue since 1977. He holds several Federal Aviation Administration certifications, including Inspection Authorization, Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Designated Mechanic Examiner, and Private Pilot with instrument and lighter-than-air ratings. Professor Eismin is the author of previous editions of Aircraft Electricity and Electronics.

Description: Two books in one! Up-to-date coverage of electrical and electronics systems for all types of aircraft–plus a full student study guide. This thoroughly revised text offers comprehensive explanations of the theory, design, and maintenance of current aircraft electrical and electronics systems. In-depth details on AC and DC systems for all varieties of aircraft—including the newest models—are provided, along with improved diagrams and helpful troubleshooting techniques. You will get complete coverage of cutting-edge topics, including digital control systems, digital data transfer methods, fiber-optic technology, and the latest flight deck instrumentation systems. A student study guide is also included, featuring hundreds of multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and analysis questions. Aircraft Electricity and Electronics, Seventh Edition, covers: • Aircraft storage batteries • Electric wire and wiring practices • Alternating current • Electrical control devices • Digital electronics • Electric measuring instruments • Electric motors, generators, alternators, and inverters • Power distribution systems • Design and maintenance of aircraft electrical systems • Radio theory • Communication and navigation systems • Weather warning and other safety systems • Instruments and autoflight systems