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Table of Contents

STANDARDS
      Notation 1
      Maintaining Order 3
      Units and Symbols 3
      Schematic Symbols 4
      Subscripts and Superscripts 5
      Standard Component Values 19
      Colour Codes 23

FUNDAMENTALS
      Atoms, Electrons Ions 28
      Current 30
      Voltage & Electromotive Force 32
      Resistance 34
      Series Resistance 35
      Parallel Resistance 36
      Series-Parallel Resistance 39
      Inductance 41
      Series Inductance 49
      Parallel Inductance 50
      Capacitance 51
      Series Capacitance 55
      Parallel Capacitance 56
      Reactive Circuits 56
      R-R Circuits 57
      R-L Circuits 59
      R-C Circuits 61
      R-L-C Circuits 62

POWER
      DC Power in a Resistance 65
      AC Power in a Resistance 67
      Square Waves 67
      Triangle Waves 71
      Sine Waves 72
      Power in a Reactance 75
      Power in an Inductance 75
      Power in a Capacitance 77
      Power in an Impedance 77

LIST OF TABLES

Standard S.I. Symbols and Prefixes Denoting Size 1
Standard S.I. Units and Symbols 4
Schematic Symbols:
        Passive Components 8
        Active Components 12
             Solid State 15
             Vacuum Tubes 18
             Integrated Circuits 16
        Other Symbols 17
Standard Electronic Component Values 5% 10% 20%  22
Standard 1% Values 23
Resistor Colour Code 25
Capacitor-Specific Colour Code 27