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Electronics For Dummies (Paperback, UK Edition)

By Ross, Dickon
By Shamieh, Cathleen
By McComb, Gordon
By Boysen, Earl

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Offers information that ranges 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. This title also offers UK-specific information on where to purchase component... read full description below.

ISBN 9780470681787
Barcode 9780470681787
Published 4 December 2009 by John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format Paperback, UK Edition
Series For Dummies
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ISBN-13 9780470681787
ISBN-10 0470681780
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication Date 4 December 2009
International Publication Date 1 December 2009
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, UK Edition
Edition UK Edition
Author(s) By Ross, Dickon
By Shamieh, Cathleen
By McComb, Gordon
By Boysen, Earl
Series For Dummies
Category Electronics Engineering
Number of Pages 380
Dimensions Width: 189mm
Height: 228mm
Spine: 22mm
Weight 690g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
NBS Text Electronics Engineering & Communications Engineering
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 621.381
Catalogue Code 84391

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Description of this Book

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 Edition covers 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; and, Chapter 8 - Rounding Out Your Parts List. It also includes: 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; and, Getting Things Surplus.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Dickon Ross is the Editor-in-Chief of Engineering & Technology Magazine, published by the IET. He is also the launch Editor of Flipside, a science, engineering and technology magazine aimed at teenagers. Cathleen Shamieh is a technology writer with extensive engineering and consulting experience. Gordon McComb is an electronics author and consultant.

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