SCHAUM’S OUTLINE OF
THEORY AND PROBLEMS
JOHN O’MALLEY, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical Engineering
University of Florida
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JOHN R. O’MALLEY is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at the
University of Florida. He received a Ph.D. degree from the University of
Florida and an LL.B. degree from Georgetown University. He is the author
of two books on circuit analysis and two on the digital computer. He has
been teaching courses in electric circuit analysis since 1959.
Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of
BASIC CIRCUIT ANALYSIS
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Schaum’s outline of theory and problems of basic circuit analysis
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1. Electric circuits. 2. Electric circuit analysis.
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