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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
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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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A thorough and detailed clean up and revision of this incredible "barn-burner" of a book, with new sections on test equipment, tools, remote control, object-oriented microcontrollers, modern  Read more...
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