Electricity and Electronics: A Survey explores many aspects of electricity and electronics in a basic and easy-to-understand way. The key concepts in this introductory text are presented using the "big picture" or systems approach that greatly enhances student learning. Many application, testing procedures, and operational aspects of equipment and devices are discussed. The use of mathematics is discussed through applications and illustrations. This fifth edition has been improved with the addition of the following features: The use of color brings life to the book and clarifies content Improved illustrations and photos New material on batteries; communications advances such as cellular phones, lasers, and fiber optics; and a brief history of electronics A new supplement package accompanying the text consists of: Laboratory Manual with CD-ROM to accompany the main text (ISBN 0-13-091889-X) Instructor's Manual with CD-ROM (ISBN 0-13-091365-0) PH Test Manager (ISBN-0-13-092225-0)Patrick, Dale R. is the author of 'Electricity & Electronics A Survey', published 2001 under ISBN 9780130195647 and ISBN 0130195642.