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Take your electronics skills to the next level!
If you're looking for a solitary resource that covers everything you need to know about electronics, then look no further. This friendly-and-straightforward guide introduces the basics of electronics and enhances your learning experience by debunking and explaining concepts such as circuits, analog and digital, schematics, voltage, safety concerns, and more. Packed with nearly 900 pages of detailed information, this book shows you how to develop your own breadboard, design your own circuit, and get savvy with schematics.
So, get plugged in and start your next electronics project today with this book by your side!
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From Ohm's law to building projects, get going in electronics with this All-in-One guide!
If you, like Doug Lowe, were always fascinated by electronics but didn't make a career of it, this book is for you. Here are clear, concise explanations of all the important concepts and directions for building simple, fun projects you can actually use. Each minibook covers the basics of a key topic, so you can jump in anywhere and get started!
Safety first — be sure to read Chapter 4 of Book I and follow all safety precautions as you tackle your projects
Building blocks — learn how conductors, resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes, and transistors work and how to use them
The full circuit — explore integrated circuits, digital circuits, logic circuits, and programmable circuits
Plug it in — find out how to build power supply circuits that let you run circuits on household current
Wonderful wireless — get the whole story on radio and learn to build one of the most interesting devices: a crystal radio
Open the book and find:
Important safety standards
Ohm's law and other electronics concepts
What a 555 timer chip does
How to work with alternating current
Where a crystal radio gets its power
How infrared light is used in wireless communication
What a Basic Stamp is
A project teachers can use in the classroom
Visit the companion website at www.wiley.com/go/electronicsaiofd for code samples you can use when creating programmable circuits.About the Author:
Doug Lowe still has the electronics experimenter's kit his dad gave him when he was 10. Although he became a programmer and has written books on various programming languages, Microsoft Office, web programming, and PCs (including 30+ For Dummies books), Doug never forgot his first love: electronics.
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