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Practical electronics for inventors

Author: Paul Scherz
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
The intent of this volume is to "help beginning inventors invent". The author provides readers with an "intuitive understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of electronics in a way that fuels creativity". Offering 750 hand-drawn images that provide detailed instructions that can help turn theoretical ideas into real-life inventions and gadgets. It covers the field of electronics, from basics through  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Scherz
ISBN: 0071452818 9780071452816
OCLC Number: 76894156
Notes: "New sections on: Test equipment; Tools; Remote control; Object-orinted microcontrollers; Modern computers; Transducers; Sample projects"--Cover.
Includes indexes.
Description: xxiii, 952 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction to electronics --
Theory --
Basic electronic circuit components --
Semiconductors --
Optoelectronics --
Integrated circuits --
Operational amplifiers --
Filters --
Oscillators and timers --
Voltage regulators and power supplies --
Audio electronics --
Digital electronics --
DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors --
Hands-on electronics --
Appendix A: Power distribution and home wiring --
Appendix B: Electronic symbols --
Appendix C: Useful facts and formulas --
Appendix D: Finding components --
Appendix E: A Note on injection molding and patents --
Appendix F: History of electronics timeline --
Appendix G: Component data, list of logic ICs, foreign semiconductor codes --
Appendix H: Analog/digital interfacing --
Appendix I: Displays --
Appendix J: Memory devices --
Appendix K: Microprocessors and microcontrollers.
Responsibility: Paul Scherz.


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