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15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius

15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius

15 mad electronics projects--ray guns, laser turrets, security beams, magnetic levitators, and more!

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ISBN 9780071755672
Barcode 9780071755672
Published 3 May 2011 by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Monk, Simon
Series Electronics
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780071755672
ISBN-10 0071755675
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Imprint TAB Books Inc
Publication Date 3 May 2011
International Publication Date 24 May 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Monk, Simon
Series Electronics
Category Electronics Engineering
Models & Model-Making
Number of Pages 242
Dimensions Width: 244mm
Height: 277mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 572g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Electronic apparatus and appliances - Design and construction, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General
NBS Text Hobbies, Pastimes & Indoor Games
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 621.381
Catalogue Code 199612

Description of this Book

Fun, do-it-yourself--and slightly wicked--electronics projects! 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius appeals to adventure-minded hobbyists with a touch of the mischievous. It also taps into the trend of hacking and modding existing equipment to give it a new purpose. Simon Monk provides detailed instructions and designs for 15 exciting electronics projects, from a single-stage coil gun to a mini laser turret to a surveillance robot. Each project is contained in its own chapter and includes an accessible explanation of the theory behind the project, as well as the practical, step-by-step details of assembly, thoroughly illustrated and photographed. The projects aren't truly dangerous in the sense that they are likely to cause serious harm, but they do require common sense and adult supervision. 15 Dangerously Mad Projects for the Evil Genius Enables you to experience the fun and fulfillment of successfully constructing home electronics projects Explains the scientific theories and principles behind each project Helps you develop the inspiration and skills to start designing projects of their own Includes safety instructions and recommended precautions to prevent injury or mishap Build 15 devious devices: Trebuchet; Coil Gun; Ping Pong Ball Minigun; Mini Laser Turret; Balloon-popping Laser Gun; BB Gun Laser Sight; Laser-grid Intruder Alarm; Persistence of Vision Display; Covert Radio Bug and Bug Detector; Laser Voice Transmitter; Flash Bomb; High Brightness LED Strobe; Levitation Machine; Light Seeking Microbot; Surveillance Robot

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Author's Bio

Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. He has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is an occasional author in hobby electronics magazines. Simon is author of 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius.

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