Fundamentals of  Aircraft Electronics, by Scott Kenney

Fundamentals of
Aircraft Electronics

by Scott Kenney

Publisher:
ISBN-13:
9781933189284
Copyright Date:
2013
Other Identifiers:
T-AVFUN-0101
Pages:
488
Binding:
Paperback
Dimensions:
11.0" x 8.5"
Weight:
2.9lbs
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Avionics: Fundamentals of Aircraft Electronics is volume one in the Avotek Avionics Series, written to provide clear, concise instruction in the key elements of basic aircraft electronics. The easy-to-read text with clear illustrations makes this a great initial course of study for gaining knowledge in avionics.

Authored by an active educator and avionics technician, this edition can be used either in a classroom setting or as a self-study volume. Material required for the NCATT Aircraft Electronics Technician certification exam is well covered, and the knowledge provided will create a solid foundation for those pursuing additional NCATT endorsements.


TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Fundamentals of Direct Current
the atom: matter, energy, and electricity
magnetism
electrical characteristics
DC calculations
series DC circuits
parallel DC circuits

Basic Components
circuit control devices
circuit protection devices
electrical resistors

Concepts of Alternating Current
alternating current
inductance
capacitance
AC calculations
transformers

Generation and Storage of Electricity
the battery
generators
alternators

Introduction to Solid State Components
solid state devices
semiconductor diodes
transistors
electrostatic discharge sensitive components

Advanced Solid State Components
special diodes
advanced transistors

Frequency Generation
amplifiers
oscillators
filters
waves and wave shaping

Digital Theory
numbering systems
logic functions

Fundamentals of Flight
theory of flight
airfoils
thrust and drag
aircraft stability
aircraft control
transport aircraft control surfaces
control systems

Corrosion Control
prevention and control

Aircraft Manuals and Drawings
manufacturer's maintenance manuals
purpose and function of aircraft drawings

Aircraft Safety
shop safety
fire protection
safety on the flightline

Tools and Test Equipment
tool procedure and practices
measuring tools
general purpose tools
cutting tools
power tools
soldering tools
conductor termination
special tools and test equipment

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