Starting electronics [electronic resource] / Keith Brindley.
- 4th ed.
- Waltham, Mass. : Elsevier, 2011.
1 online resource (296 p.)
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- Starting Electronics is unrivalled as a highly practical introduction for technicians, non-electronic engineers, software engineers, students, and hobbyists. Keith Brindley introduces readers to the functions of the main component types, their uses, and the basic principles of building and designing electronic circuits. Breadboard layouts make this very much a ready-to-run book for the experimenter, and the use of readily available, inexpensive components makes this practical exploration of electronics easily accessible to all levels of engineer and hobbyist. Other books tell readers
- Front Cover; Starting Electronics; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. The Very First Steps; What You Need; Tools of the Trade; Ideas About Electricity; Relationships; Electronic Components; Resistors; Time Out; Quiz; Chapter 2. On the Boards; All Aboard; ICs; The First Circuit; Experiment; The Second Circuit; The Next Circuit; More and More Complex Circuits; Quiz; Chapter 3. Measuring Current and Voltage; One Man's Meter...; A Meter with Potential; Practically There; Voltages; Ohms Per Volt; Quiz; Chapter 4. Capacitors; Capacitors; Down to Business; Measuring Up; Getting Results
The Other WayTheoretical Aspects; Capacitance Values; Quiz; Chapter 5. ICs, Oscillators, and Filters; Throwing Light on It; Ouch, That Hertz; Filter Tips; Quiz; Chapter 6. Diodes I; Which Way Round?; Tricky; Reverse Bias; Chapter 7. Diodes II; Maths; Load Lines; Diode Circuits; Filter Tips; Stability Built in; Practically There; Quiz; Chapter 8. Transistors; Very Close; NPN; Using Transistors; Quiz; Chapter 9. Analog Integrated Circuits; Integrated Circuits; Building on Blocks; Turning Things Upside Down; Follow Me; Offset Nulling; Get Back; Quiz; Chapter 10. Digital Integrated Circuits I
Logically SpeakingEvery Picture Tells a Story; Other Logic Circuits; Boolean Algebra; Other Logic Gates; Simple, Eh?; That OL' Black Magic!; The Boolean Way - It's Logical!; Quiz; Chapter 11. Digital Integrated Circuits II; IC Series; Shutting the Stable Gate; Other Bistables; Open the Black Box; The End of the Digital Line...; Quiz; Chapter 12. Soldering; What Does Soldering Do?; Too Far, Too Fast; What is Solder?; The Good Soldered Joint; The Bad Soldered Joint; Flux; Soldering Irons; Soldering Iron Accessories; Key Practical Points When Soldering; Connecting Leads; Unsoldering
Care of your Soldering IronPrinted Circuit Board Links; Safety Precautions; First Aid; And Now the Time has Come...; Quiz; Glossary; Component Suppliers (UK); Quiz Answers; Index
- Includes index.
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