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Paperback, For Dummies, 2008, ISBN13 9780470286975, ISBN10 0470286970

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Paperback, For Dummies, 2008, ISBN13 9780470286975, ISBN10 0470286970

Electronics is fascinating - want to make something of it? This book shows you how

You can make all sorts of things, once you understand what electronics is and how it works. This book helps you out with that part, explaining the whole thing in plain English. Learn how electricity functions, how to harness it and put it to work, what tools you need to build circuits, what you can make with them, and how to do it safely.Mystery solved - understand what makes your iPod, remote control, and computer workEssential stuff - outfit your electronics lab with all the necessary tools, including some that will surprise youSchematic road maps - learn to read schematics and understand how they help your project get where it's goingSymbols of power - recognize all the identifiers for power sources, grounds, and componentsTools of the trade - discover how to use a multimeter, logic probe, oscilloscope, and solderless breadboardBreak it down - get to know the ins and outs of components such as resistors, capacitors, diodes and transistorsGetting it together - find out how integrated circuits make all the rest possible and learn to work with them& Analyze it - understand the rules that govern current and voltage and learn how to apply them

Open the book and find: The difference between electronics and electricityA list of essential toolsCool projects you can build quicklyGreat places to find partsImportant safety tipsWhat a sine wave isInteresting stuff about speakers, buzzers, and DC motorsOhm's Law and how to use it

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Number of Pages: 408
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Author: McComb, Gordon ,  Shamieh, Cathleen
Series Title: For Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication Date: September, 2009
ISBN-13: 9780470286975
Digital Video Formats: Paperback
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.25 x 9.25 x 1.25 IN
ISBN-10: 0470286970
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