A Fully-Updated, No-Nonsense Guide to Electronics Advance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. Written by a pair of experienced engineers and dedicated hobbyists, Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, lays out the essentials and provides step-by-step instructions, schematics, and illustrations. Discover how to select the right components, design and build circuits, use microcontrollers and ICs, work with the latest software tools, and test and tweak your creations. This easy-to-follow book features new instruction on programmable logic, semiconductors, operational amplifiers, voltage regulators, power supplies, digital electronics, and more. Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, covers:
- Resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transformers
- Diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits
- Optoelectronics, solar cells, and phototransistors
- Sensors, GPS modules, and touch screens
- Op amps, regulators, and power supplies
- Digital electronics, LCD displays, and logic gates
- Microcontrollers and prototyping platforms
- Combinational and sequential programmable logic
- DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors
- Microphones, audio amps, and speakers
- Modular electronics and prototypes
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education TAB | Publication date: 04/05/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1052 pages
Circuit Engineering: The Beginner’s Guide to Electronic Circuits, Semi-Conductors, Circuit Boards, and Basic Electronics
Read this book for FREE on Kindle Unlimited☆★☆>Is Circuit Engineering what you want to learn? Always wondered how one becomes an Electrical Engineer? Do Semi-Conductors and Circuit Boards interest you?Download Circuit Engineering to discover everything you need to know about basic electronics.Step by step to increase your electrical skills. Learn the anatomy of a circuit. All your basic knowledge in one download!You need to get it now to know whats inside as it cant be shared here!Download Circuit Engineering TODAY! Hurry!! Scroll to the top and select the "BUY" button for instant download.
Publication date: 09/23/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 112 pages
At long last, here is the thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the hugely successful The Art of Electronics. It is widely accepted as the best single authoritative book on electronic circuit design. In addition to new or enhanced coverage of many topics, the third edition includes 90 oscilloscope screenshots illustrating the behavior of working circuits, dozens of graphs giving highly useful measured data of the sort that is often buried or omitted in datasheets but which you need when designing circuits, and 80 tables (listing some 1650 active components), enabling intelligent choice of circuit components by listing essential characteristics (both specified and measured) of available parts. The new Art of Electronics retains the feeling of informality and easy access that helped make the earlier editions so successful and popular. It is an indispensable reference and the gold standard for anyone, student or researcher, professional or amateur, who works with electronic circuits.
Published by: Cambridge University Press | Publication date: 03/30/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1220 pages
"This is teaching at its best!"--Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit), and author of Much Ado About Almost Nothing: Man's Encounter with the Electron (Booklocker.com)"A fabulous book: well written, well paced, fun, and informative. I also love the sense of humor. It's very good at disarming the fear. And it's gorgeous. I'll be recommending this book highly."--Tom Igoe, author of Physical Computing and Making Things TalkA "magnificent and rewarding book. ... Every step of this structured instruction is expertly illustrated with photos and crisp diagrams. . . . This really is the best way to learn."--Kevin Kelly, in Cool ToolsThe first edition of Make: Electronics established a new benchmark for introductory texts. This second edition enhances that learning experience.Here you will find unique, photographically precise diagrams of breadboarded components, to help you build circuits with speed and precision. A new shopping guide and a simplified range of components, will minimize your investment in parts for the projects. A completely new section on the Arduino shows you how to write properly structured programs instead of just downloading other people's code. Projects have been reworked to provide additional features, and the book has been restructured to offer a step-by-step learning process that is as clear and visually pleasing on handheld devices as it is on paper. Full color is used throughout.As before, Make: Electronics begins with the basics. You'll see for yourself how components work--and what happens when they don't. You'll short out a battery and overheat an LED. You'll also open up a potentiometer and a relay to see what's inside. No other book gives you such an opportunity to learn from real-life experiences.Ultimately, you will build gadgets that have lasting value, and you'll have a complete understanding of how they work. From capacitors to transistors to microcontrollers--it's all here.Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 Timer (the world's most successful integrated circuit chip), said that "This is teaching at its best!" when he reviewed the first edition. Now the second edition offers even more!
Published by: Maker Media, Inc | Publication date: 08/10/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 349 pages
Electronics Principles V10.Now with interactive eBook content on your mobile device where you can insert your own values directly, view calculations and update graphics that reflect those changes! See the Table of Contents to explore and Additional Notes page at the rear of the eBook to download the Apps onto other devices.
Published by: eptsoft | Publication date: 05/11/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 396 pages
Your one-stop UK shop for clear, concise explanations to all the important concepts in electronics and tons of direction for building simple, fun electronic projects. The 8 mini-books in this 1 volume include:
- Getting Started with Electronics
- Working with Basic Components
- Working with Integrated Circuits
- Getting into Alternating Current
- Working with Radio and Infrared
- Doing Digital Electronics
- Working with Basic Stamp Processors
- Building Special Effects
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 09/24/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 840 pages
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 Electronics
Chapter 1: What is Electronics and What Can It Do For You? Chapter 2: Moving Electrons to Make Something Happen Chapter 3: Meeting Up with Resistance Chapter 4: Getting a Charge Out of Capacitors Chapter 5: Curling Up With Coils and Crystals Chapter 6: The Wide World of Semiconductors Chapter 7: Packing Parts Together on Integrated Circuits Chapter 8: Rounding Out Your Parts List Part II: Getting Your Hands Dirty Chapter 9: Setting Up Shop and Ensuring Your Safety Chapter 10: Reading Schematics Chapter 11: Constructing Circuits Chapter 12: Measuring and Analysing Circuits Part III: Putting Theory Into Practice Chapter 13: Exploring Some Learning Circuits Chapter 14: Great Projects You Can Build in 30 Minutes or Less Chapter 15: Cool Robot Projects to Amaze Your Friends and Family Part IV: The Part of Tens Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Terrific Tips to Help You Succeed Chapter 17: Ten Great Electronics Parts Sources Chapter 18: Ten Electronics Formulas You Should Know Appendix: Internet Resources Getting Up to Speed with Tutorials and General Information Figuring Things Out with Calculators Surfing for Circuits Asking Questions in Discussion Forums Getting Things Surplus
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 12/31/2009Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 385 pages, ISBN 9780470681787
Neural Networks for Electronics Hobbyists: A Nontechnical Introduction to Neural Networks and a Fun Project to Build
This book is for the layman and the electronics hobbyist who wants to know a little more about neural networks. We start off with an interesting nontechnical introduction to neural networks, and then we build a fun electronics project to give you some hands-on experience in training a network. There are no prerequisites here. You don't need an engineering degree and you don't even need to understand high school math in order to understand everything we are going to discuss. You won't see a single line of computer code in this book.If you like to tinker around with components and build circuits on a breadboard, you're going to love this project! Who knows, if you enjoy this brief introduction, you may want to pursue this fascinating topic further!
Publication date: 10/26/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 104 pages
A comprehensive collection of 8 books in 1 offering electronics guidance that can't be found anywhere else! If you know a breadboard from a breadbox but want to take your hobby electronics skills to the next level, this is the only reference you need. Electronics All-in-One For Dummies has done the legwork for you — offering everything you need to enhance your experience as an electronics enthusiast in one convenient place. Written by electronics guru and veteran For Dummies author Doug Lowe, this down-to-earth guide makes it easy to grasp such important topics as circuits, schematics, voltage, and safety concerns. Plus, it helps you have tons of fun getting your hands dirty working with the Raspberry Pi, creating special effects, making your own entertainment electronics, repairing existing electronics, learning to solder safely, and so much more.
- Create your own schematics and breadboards
- Become a circuit-building expert
- Tackle analog, digital, and car electronics
- Debunk and grasp confusing electronics concepts
Published by: For Dummies | Publication date: 01/18/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 897 pages
Reading analogue signals is very useful in a multitude of applications. For example many sensors output an analogue signal that is proportional to the stimuli being measured like temperature, light, pressure and sound level.The Raspberry Pi GPIO does not have any Analogue to Digital Converters (ADC) to allow this to be measured directly. The projects in this book are all about using an external ADC and then interfacing to a number of sensors to make measurements.Project 1 – Measuring VoltageProject 2 - Temperature measurement using the TMP36Project 3 – Resistance MeasurementProject 4 - Measuring Temperature using a ThermistorProject 5 - Measuring Light Level using a Light Dependent ResistorProject 6 – Measuring Force using a Force Sensing ResistorProject 7 - Measuring Voltage of a Car BatteryProject 8 – Measuring Low VoltagesProject 9 - Measuring Power Using a Current ClampProject 10 - Measuring Sound Level Using a Microphone
Publication date: 03/11/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 46 pages