Electronics For Dummies

Electronics For Dummies

Non-Fiction, Computing & Technology, Electronics, Education, Science & Maths
Paperback Published on: 04/12/2009
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Do you dream of wiring up a flashing LED, experimenting with infrared detectors, or building a walking-talking robot from scratch? Do you want to understand what capacitors, oscilloscopes and transistors actually do? Then look no further! Electronics For Dummies, UK Editioncovers everything from understanding the technology behind day-to-day gadgets, to reading a schematic, getting to grips with multimeters, and devising projects that are both useful and fun. With UK-specific information on where to purchase components for your workbench and the most useful websites and resources, this essential guide will get you up, running, and switched on in no time. Electronics For Dummies, UK Edition includes:Part I: Understanding The Fundamentals of ElectronicsChapter 1: What is Electronics and What Can It Do For You?Chapter 2: Moving Electrons to Make Something HappenChapter 3: Meeting Up with ResistanceChapter 4: Getting a Charge Out of CapacitorsChapter 5: Curling Up With Coils and CrystalsChapter 6: The Wide World of SemiconductorsChapter 7: Packing Parts Together on Integrated CircuitsChapter 8: Rounding Out Your Parts ListPart II: Getting Your Hands DirtyChapter 9: Setting Up Shop and Ensuring Your SafetyChapter 10: Reading SchematicsChapter 11: Constructing CircuitsChapter 12: Measuring and Analysing CircuitsPart III: Putting Theory Into PracticeChapter 13: Exploring Some Learning CircuitsChapter 14: Great Projects You Can Build in 30 Minutes or LessChapter 15: Cool Robot Projects to Amaze Your Friends and FamilyPart IV: The Part of TensChapter 16: Ten (Or So) Terrific Tips to Help You SucceedChapter 17: Ten Great Electronics Parts SourcesChapter 18: Ten Electronics Formulas You Should KnowAppendix: Internet ResourcesGetting Up to Speed with Tutorials and General InformationFiguring Things Out with CalculatorsSurfing for CircuitsAsking Questions in Discussion ForumsGetting Things Surplus

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • ISBN: 9780470681787
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 709g
  • Dimensions: 235 x 189 x 22 mm

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