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Electronics for Dummies : 3rd Edition - Cathleen Shamieh

Electronics for Dummies

3rd Edition

Paperback Published: 17th July 2015
ISBN: 9781119117971
Number Of Pages: 416

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Explore the basic concepts of electronics, build your electronics workbench, and begin creating fun electronics projects right away! Electronics For Dummies, 3rd Edition is Packed with hundreds of colorful diagrams and photographs, this book provides step-by-step instructions for experiments that show you how electronic components work, advice on choosing and using essential tools, and exciting projects you can build in 30 minutes or less. You ll get charged up as you transform theory into action in chapter after chapter! Circuit basics learn what voltage is, where current flows (and doesn t flow), and how power is used in a circuit Critical components discover how resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, and transistors control and shape electric current Versatile chips find out how to use analog and digital integrated circuits to build complex projects with just a few parts Analyze circuits understand the rules that govern current and voltage and learn how to apply them Safety tips get a thorough grounding in how to protect yourself and your electronics from harm Electronics For Dummies, 3rd Edition helps you explore the basic concepts of electronics with confidence this book will get you charged up!

About the Author

Cathleen Shamieh is an electrical engineer and a high-tech writer with extensive engineering and consulting experience in the fields of medical electronics, speech processing, and telecommunications.

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Good for learning what I need to learn.

Gympie Qld Australia


Great Information and easily understood


This is a great book for getting an understanding of basics of electronics with lots of diagrams and descriptions.

Perth WA



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Introduction 1 Part I: Fathoming the Fundamentals of Electronics 5 Chapter 1: Introducing You to Electronics 7 Chapter 2: Gearing Up to Explore Electronics 25 Chapter 3: Running Around in Circuits 35 Chapter 4: Making Connections 49 Part II: Controlling Current with Components 65 Chapter 5: Meeting Up with Resistance 67 Chapter 6: Obeying Ohm s Law 89 Chapter 7: Getting Charged Up about Capacitors 105 Chapter 8: Identifying with Inductors 131 Chapter 9: Diving into Diodes 147 Chapter 10: Tremendously Talented Transistors 163 Chapter 11: Innovating with Integrated Circuits 183 Chapter 12: Acquiring Additional Parts 215 Part III: Getting Serious about Electronics 237 Chapter 13: Preparing Your Lab and Ensuring Your Safety 239 Chapter 14: Interpreting Schematics 263 Chapter 15: Building Circuits 281 Chapter 16: Mastering Your Multimeter to Measure Circuits 303 Chapter 17: Putting Projects Together 325 Part IV: The Part of Tens 351 Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Explore Electronics Further 353 Chapter 19: Ten Great Electronics Parts Sources 357 Glossary 363 Index 373

ISBN: 9781119117971
ISBN-10: 1119117976
Series: For Dummies (Computer/Tech)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 17th July 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 18.5  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.69
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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