Practical electronics for inventors / Paul Scherz.

Author
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • New York : McGraw-Hill ©2007
Physical description
xxiii, 952 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN
  • 0071452818
  • 9780071452816
Notes
  • "New sections on: Test equipment; Tools; Remote control; Object-orinted microcontrollers; Modern computers; Transducers; Sample projects"--Cover.
  • Includes indexes.
  • Includes index.
  • Includes index.
  • Previous edition: ©2000
Contents
  • Introduction to electronics -- Theory -- Basic electronic circuit components -- Semiconductors -- Optoelectronics -- Integrated circuits -- Operational amplifiers -- Filters -- Oscillators and timers -- Voltage regulators and power supplies -- Audio electronics -- Digital electronics -- DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors -- Hands-on electronics -- Appendix A: Power distribution and home wiring -- Appendix B: Electronic symbols -- Appendix C: Useful facts and formulas -- Appendix D: Finding components -- Appendix E: A Note on injection molding and patents -- Appendix F: History of electronics timeline -- Appendix G: Component data, list of logic ICs, foreign semiconductor codes -- Appendix H: Analog/digital interfacing -- Appendix I: Displays -- Appendix J: Memory devices -- Appendix K: Microprocessors and microcontrollers.
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Genre
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The intent of this volume is to "help beginning inventors invent". The author provides readers with an "intuitive understanding of the theoretical and practical aspects of electronics in a way that fuels creativity". Offering 750 hand-drawn images that provide detailed instructions that can help turn theoretical ideas into real-life inventions and gadgets. It covers the field of electronics, from basics through analog and digital, AC and DC, integrated circuits (ICs), semiconductors, stepper motors and servos, LCD displays, and various input/output devices. This guide also includes a chapter on the latest microcontrollers.

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