Electronics For Dummies
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 10, 2009 - Technology & Engineering - 384 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
Part II: Getting Your Hands Dirty
Part III: Putting Theory Into Practice
Part IV: The Part of Tens
Appendix: Internet Resources
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