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Modern Dictionary of Electronics, 3rd Edition
Modern Dictionary of Electronics 3rd Edition Author:Rudolf F. Graf This edition of the Modern Dictionary of Electronics is the culmination of a large effort to bring the vocabulary of electronics into step with the recent rapid growth of the field and its allied areas. — New information has been analyzed and used in the updating of entries in the second edition of this dictionary. As with the previous editions, ... more »all new terms were carefully considered to determine common usage and meaning. The dictionary now contains approximately 16,500 terms used in electronics and related fields.
A unique guide which indicates correct pronunciations and syllabic divisions for over 1100 selected words is a special feature of the dictionary. Immediately following the pronunciation guide are the graphical symbols that are being used in electronic and electric schematic diagrams. Symbols and abbreviations for the more commonly used electronic terms and the Greek alphabet are given inside the front cover. Semiconductor symbols and abbreviations that have been adopted as standard by the Electronic Industries Association (EIA) and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) are included inside the back cover.
All terms are set in boldface, with marginal extension for ease in locating. Illustrations have been inserted where they will add greater meaning to definitions. Many entries have been cross-referenced to speed location of definitions.
The Modern Dictionary of Electronics was especially designed to be a comprehensive reference volume for engineers, technicians, instructors, editors, writers, and students. Since spelling, hypenation, capitalization, etc., have been adopted from the style most consistently used by the industry, this dictionary also will be adopted as a manual of style by stenographers, secretaries, salesmen, report writers, and consultants.« less