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United States Navy Electricity & Electronics Training Series - N.E.E.T.S.

The Navy Electricity and Electronics Training Series (NEETS) was developed for use by personnel in many electrical and electronic related Navy ratings. Written by, and with the advice of, senior technicians in the various ratings that the information forms the basis for their rating.  This excellent series provides beginners with fundamental electrical and electronic concepts through self-study. The presentation of this series is not oriented to any specific discipline, but is divided into modules containing related information organized into traditional paths of instruction.

The series is designed to give small amounts of information that can be easily digested before advancing further into the more complex material. For a student just becoming acquainted with electricity or electronics, it is highly recommended that the modules be studied in their suggested sequence. While there is a listing of NEETS by module title, the following brief descriptions give a quick overview of how the individual modules flow together.

Enthalpy recommends that every Instrumentation & Controls Tech, Electrical Tech and DCS Technician download this series and retain them for reference.

Module 1 - Introduction to Matter, Energy and Direct Current, introduces the course with a short history of electricity and electronics and proceeds into the characteristics of matter, energy and direct current (DC). It also describes some of the general safety precautions and first-aid procedures that should be common knowledge for a person working in the field of electricity. Related safety hints are located throughout the rest of the series, as well.

Module 2 - Introduction to Alternating Current and Transformersis an introduction to alternating current (AC) and transformers, including basic AC theory and fundamentals of electromagnetism, inductance, capacitance, impedance and transformers.

Module 3 - Introduction to Circuit Protection, Control and Measurementencompasses circuit breakers, fuses and current limiters used in circuit protection, as well as the theory and use of meters as electrical measuring devices.

Module 4 - Introduction to Electrical Conductors, Wiring Techniques and Schematic Readingpresents conductor usage, insulation used as wire covering, splicing, termination of wiring, soldering and reading electrical wiring diagrams.

Module 5 - Introduction to Generators and Motorsis an introduction to generators and motors and covers the uses of AC and DC generators and motors in the conversion of electrical and mechanical energies.

Module 6 - Introduction to Electronic Emission, Tubes and Power Suppliesties the first five modules together in an introduction to vacuum tubes and vacuum-tube power supplies.

Module 7 - Introduction to Solid-State Devices and Power Suppliesis similar to module 6, but it is in reference to solid-state devices.

Module 8 - Introduction to Amplifierscovers amplifiers.

Module 9 - Introduction to Wave-Generation and Wave-Shaping Circuitsdiscusses wave generation and wave-shaping circuits.

Module 10 - Introduction to Wave Propagation, Transmission Lines and Antennaspresents the characteristics of wave propagation, transmission lines and antennas.

Module 11 - Microwave Principlesexplains microwave oscillators, amplifiers and waveguides.

Module 12 - Modulation Principlesdiscusses the principles of modulation.

Module 13 - Introduction to Number Systems and Logic Circuitspresents the fundamental concepts of number systems, Boolean algebra and logic circuits, all of which pertain to digital computers.

Module 14 - Introduction to Microelectronicscovers microelectronics technology and miniature and micro miniature circuit repair.

Module 15 - Principles of Synchros, Servos and Gyrosprovides the basic principles, operations, functions, and applications of synchro, servo and gyro mechanisms.

Module 16 - Introduction to Test Equipmentis an introduction to some of the more commonly used test equipments and their applications.

Module 17 - Radio-Frequency Communications Principlespresents the fundamentals of a radio frequency communications system.

Module 18 - Radar Principlescovers the fundamentals of a radar system.

Module 19 - The Technician's Handbookis a handy reference of commonly used general information, such as electrical and electronic formulas, color coding and naval supply system data.

Module 20 - Master Glossaryis the glossary of terms for the series.

Module 21 - Test Methods and Practicesdescribes basic test methods and practices.

Module 22 - Introduction to Digital Computersis an introduction to digital computers.

Module 23 - Magnetic Recordingis an introduction to the use and maintenance of magnetic recorders and the concepts of recording on magnetic tape and disks.

Module 24 - Introduction to Fiber Opticsis an introduction to fiber optics.