As the leading text of its kind, this valuable classic has set the standard for 30 years. Now in its eighth edition, it retains the same measure of excellence as it continues to provide the most current and comprehensive coverage of electronic devices and circuit theory available. Following are only a few of the features integrated throughout this outstanding text: asystems approach,enabling the reader to become adept in the application of packaged systems troubleshooting,necessary for a complete understanding of real-world situations hands-onapplicationsutilizing PSpice and Electronics Workbench elaborate use ofproblem setsandexamplesto reinforce basic concepts This is a core text for an upper-level course in devices and active circuits, appropriate for two- and four-year colleges, universities, and schools of technology. Included with each copy of the text-is a CD-ROM containing Electronics Workbench Version 5 and Electronics Workbench Multisim circuit files, as well as CircuitMaker circuit files and Student Version software. In addition, the following ancillaries are available: Laboratory Manual, ISBN 0-13-092213-7 Prentice Hall Test Manager, ISBN 0-13-092211-0 Instructor's Resource Manual, ISBN 0-13-092212-9 PowerPoint Transparencies, ISBN 0-73-092278-8 Instructor's Supplement CD, ISBN, 0-1,3-093264-7 CourseCompass, ISBN 0-13-062304-0 WebCT, ISBN 0-13-062305-9 Blackboard, ISBN 0-13-062303-2 Of added benefit to the reader is the Study Guide on the Companion Website, found at http://www.prenhall.com/boylestad . This content enables the user to conveniently practice self-tests that measure progress.Boylestad, Robert L. is the author of 'Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory' with ISBN 9780130284839 and ISBN 0130284831.