The Manga Guide to Electricity

The Manga Guide to Electricity

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a€œAbsolutely amazing for teaching complex ideas and theories. . . Excellent primers for serious study of physics topics.a€ a€” Physics Today Rereko is just your average high-school girl from Electopia, the land of electricity, but she's totally failed her final electricity exam! Now she has to go to summer school on Earth. And this time, she has to pass. Luckily, her ever-patient tutor Hikaru is there to help. Join them in the pages of The Manga Guide to Electricity as Rereko examines everyday electrical devices like flashlights, heaters, and circuit breakers, and learns the meaning of abstract concepts like voltage, potential, current, resistance, conductivity, and electrostatic force. The real-world examples that you'll find in The Manga Guide to Electricity will teach you: *What electricity is, how it works, how it's created, and how it can be used * The relationship between voltage, current, and resistance (Ohm's law) * Key electrical concepts like inductance and capacitance * How complicated components like transformers, semiconductors, diodes, and transistors work * How electricity produces heat and the relationship between current and magnetic fields If thinking about how electricity works really fries your brain, let The Manga Guide to Electricity teach you all things electrical in a shockingly fun way.Current is the quantity of electricity flowing per second through an electric line, and it is represented using the symbol I, which comes from the initial letter of Intensity of electricity. Current is measured in amperes (A) or amps for short, which areanbsp;...

Title:The Manga Guide to Electricity
Author:Kazuhiro Fujitaki
Publisher:No Starch Press - 2009-03-01


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