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Mathematical and Physical Data, Equations, and Rules of Thumb

Handbook / ManualOut of Print

By: S Gibilisco

750 pages, 500 illus

McGraw Hill

Paperback | May 2001 | #119415 | ISBN: 0071361480
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This is a single-source reference valuable to everyone, from electrical hobbyists all the way up to engineers. It provides a comprehensive collection of formulas, functions, symbols, constants, and conversions along with concise explanations. It also covers a broad range of topics, from general mathematics to applied engineering, with a simple, easy-to-follow pedagogical organization.


Chapter 1: Algebra, Functions, Graphs, and Vectors. Chapter 2: Geometry, Trigonometry, Logarithms, and Exponential Functions. Chapter 3: Applied Mathematics, Calculus,and Differential Equations. Chapter 4: Electricity, Electronics, and Communications. Chapter 5: Physical and Chemical Data. Chapter 6: Data Tables. Suggested Additional Reading and Reference.

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Stan Gibilisco is a professional technical writer who specializes in books on electronics and science topics. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics, as well as over 20 other technical books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a "Best Reference Book of the 1980s" by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a "Best Reference of 1996." Stan Gibilisco's Web sites are and

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