Electronics Related Books & Tools
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AC/DC Principles teaches how to apply basic laws and analysis techniques to introductory circuits as well as actual AC and DC circuit applications.
Ohm's law Kirchoff's law, Thevenin's theorem, and Norton's theorem are also applied to basic circuits. Mathematics is applied at algebraic and trigonometric levels and all mathematical formulas are followed by step-by-step example problems.
The text includes an introduction to concepts of electricity, network analysis techniques, vector diagrams and phase relationships, and concludes with chapters on resonance, three-phase alternating current, transformers, and alternating current motors. more
+ Android Projects for the Evil Genius -
Control Arduino with Your Smartphone or Tablet
Filled with practical, do-it-yourself gadgets, Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius shows you how to create Arduino devices and control them with Android smartphones and tablets.
Easy-to-find equipment and components are used for all the projects in the book.
This wickedly inventive guide covers the Android Open Application Development Kit (ADK) and USB interface and explains how to use them with the basic Arduino platform.
An Arduino ADK programming tutorial helps you get started right away. - more
Electronics for Tomorrows Inventors -
A Thames & Kosmos Book
Learn about Electronics with fun experiments and projects
Created in partnership with Thames & Kosmos, Basic Electronics for Tomorrow's Inventors introduces you to essential electronics concepts through fun, do-it-yourself projects.
You'll get tips for setting up your home workbench, safely handling materials, and creating a variety of entertaining gadgets.
All of the projects and experiments use inexpensive, readily available electronic components and different types of breadboard, which creates a plug-and-play environment for you to build electronic circuits—no soldering required! - more
Electrical Principles and Practices,
An introduction to electrical and electronic principles and practices and their uses in residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
This new edition has been reorganized to provide coverage of key electrical concepts at the beginning of the text. Other chapters have been expanded to include greater coverage on personal protective equipment, NFPA 70E, basic first aid, test instruments, printreading, and programmable logic relays.
Expanded content includes the latest
information on NFPA 70E® arc blast and
arc flash requirements, portable generator sizing, power
optimization, utility power factor and peak demand penalty, load
shedding, power factor correction, smart grid and smart appliance
technology, and wireless speakers. -
Circuits for the Evil Genius -
The Fiendishly Fun Way to Master Electronic Circuits!
Fully updated throughout, this wickedly inventive guide introduces electronic circuits and circuit design, both analog and digital, through a series of projects you'll complete one simple lesson at a time.
The separate lessons build on each other and add up to projects you can put to practical use. You don't need to know anything about electronics to get started.
Using easy-to-find components and equipment, Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius, Second Edition, provides hours of rewarding--and slightly twisted--fun.
You'll gain valuable experience in circuit construction and design as you test, modify, and observe your results--skills you can put to work in other exciting circuit-building projects. - more
DeMystified, 2E -
Learn electronics without getting your wires crossed!
Electronics Demystified, Second Edition teaches you fundamental concepts and applications step by step.
This practical guide begins by covering voltage, current, resistance, impedance, admittance, and power supplies. The book goes on to discuss semiconductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, and signal amplifiers and oscillators.
Wireless electronics is then addressed, including radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, telecommunications, and antennas. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key topics. - more
Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius -
SHOCK AND AMAZE!
This books gives the “evil genius” loads of projects to delve into, from an ultrasonic microphone, to a body heat detector, and all the way to a Star Wars Light Saber. This book makes creating these devices fun, inexpensive, and easy.
Full of easy-to-follow plans and clear diagrams and schematics, and respectful of your wallet, Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius gives you:
Illustrated instructions and plans for amazing pretested projects advanced enough for sophisticated electronics enthusiasts but described in sufficient detail to be built easily by newcomers - more
Gadgets for the Evil Genius -
This much anticipated follow-up to the wildly popular cult classic Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius gives basement experimenters 40 all-new projects to tinker with. Following the tried-and-true Evil Genius Series format, each project includes a detailed list of materials, sources for parts, schematics, documentation, and lots of clear, well-illustrated instructions for easy assembly.
Seriously impressive, these projects can be made at home, at very low cost compared to their entertainment value and other benefits. The convenient two-column format makes following step-by-step instructions a breeze. Readers will also get a quick briefing on mathematical theory and a simple explanation of operation along with enjoyable descriptions of key electronics topics such as various methods of acceleration, power conditioning, energy storage, magnetism, and kinetics. - more
Tools for Electricians
An Illustrated DIY
Bring your electronic inventions to life! "This full-color book is impressive...there are some really fun projects!" -GeekDad, Wired.com
Who needs an electrical engineering degree? This intuitive guide shows how to wire, disassemble, tweak, and re-purpose everyday devices quickly and easily.
Packed with full-color illustrations, photos, and diagrams, Hacking Electronics teaches by doing--each topic features fun, easy-to-follow projects.
Discover how to hack sensors, accelerometers, remote controllers, ultrasonic rangefinders, motors, stereo equipment, microphones, and FM transmitters. - more
of Sound Studio Construction -
Build first-class recording studios and listening spaces - Design and build your own audiophile-grade recording and playback environments using proven, cost-effective plans and techniques.
Handbook of Sound Studio Construction: Rooms for Recording and Listening explains practical acoustical properties and describes how to engineer acoustically sensitive spaces, including music recording studios, control rooms, voice studios, home project studios, A/V suites, media rooms, and surround-sound home theaters.
Learn how to choose room dimensions, select building materials, construct your own custom treatments, maximize isolation, and generate and analyze response curves.
This do-it-yourself guide incorporates decades of room design experience and provides you with the practical knowledge to design and build your own acoustical spaces or improve existing spaces. - more
to Build A Small Budget Recording Studio from Scratch -
Build a cutting-edge sound studio--at a price that's music to your ears
How to Build a Small Budget Recording Studio from Scratch, Fourth Edition gives you detailed plans (including 12 studio designs with 23 constructed, tested, and acoustically tuned rooms from renowned acoustician, F. Alton Everest), and other resources for making your own professional-grade recording studio.
Start from scratch with techniques, practical advice, and scientific know-how that guide you on how to construct everything from floor to ceiling and wall to wall.
You'll get expert recommendations on materials and equipment, how to test and adjust the finished facility for frequency response and reverberation time; mathematical formulas and simple explanations of key scientific principles; and everything else a musician, sound engineer, producer, filmmaker, or hobbyist could possibly want. - more
to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic -
Master the Art of Electronics Repair
In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear.
You'll start by selecting the tools and test equipment you'll need and setting up your workbench. Then, you'll get familiar with components and how they form circuits, stages, and sections of a device.
Next, you'll learn how to take a product apart, figure out what's wrong with it, replace components, and reassemble it. - more
Practical Electronics for
Inventors, 3E -
THE ELECTRONICS KNOW-HOW YOU NEED TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL INVENTOR
Spark your creativity and gain the electronics skills required to transform your innovative ideas into functioning gadgets.
This hands-on, updated guide outlines electrical principles and provides thorough, easy-to-follow instructions, schematics, and illustrations.
Find out how to select components, safely assemble circuits, perform error tests, and build plug-and-play prototypes. - more
Logic Controllers: Industrial Control -
A Complete, Hands-on Guide to Programmable Logic Controllers
Programmable Logic Controllers: Industrial Control offers a thorough introduction to PLC programming with focus on real-world industrial process automation applications.
The Siemens S7-1200 PLC hardware configuration and the TIA Portal are used throughout the book. A small, inexpensive training setup illustrates all programming concepts and automation projects presented in the text.
Each chapter contains a set of homework questions and concise laboratory design, programming, debugging, or maintenance projects. This practical resource concludes with comprehensive capstone design projects so you can immediately apply your new skills. - more
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State Devices and Systems, 4E
Solid State Devices and Systems, 4th Edition, presents a comprehensive overview of solid state devices and circuitry.
This new edition is designed for electricians, students, and technicians who have a basic understanding of electricity. Component and circuit construction, operation, installation, and troubleshooting are emphasized and supported by detailed illustrations.
New and expanded topics include test instruments, printed circuit board construction, soldering and desoldering, power sources and renewable energy, photonics, digital electronics, and solid state technology in programmable controllers.
Textbook, Study Guide and Instructor's Resource Guide Available. - more
Learn How Electronics Work by Taking Them Apart -
Amp up your knowledge of electronics by deconstructing common devices and analyzing the revealed components and circuitry.
Teardowns: Learn How Electronics Work by Taking Them Apart contains 14 projects that expose the inner workings of household appliances, workbench measuring instruments, and musical equipment.
Discover how resistors, capacitors, sensors, transducers, and transistors function in real circuitry.
You'll even get details on custom modifications to electric guitar pickups, an effects pedal, and a tube amp. Essential instructions for safely launching your own teardowns are also included. - more
/ Electronic Systems, 3E -
Step-by-step applications show how to troubleshoot electrical and electronic systems. Activities provide hands-on experience in solving troubleshooting problems.
This third edition includes new and expanded coverage in the following areas: Alternative Energy Solutions, NFPA 70E® requirements, and Motor Nameplate Interpretation.
Each textbook includes a CD-ROM designed for self-study. It includes interactive Quick Quizzes® for each chapter, an Illustrated Glossary, and Reference Material.
Textbook, Workbook and Answer Keys available: - more
Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances,
Use the Latest Tools and Techniques to Troubleshoot and Repair Major Appliances, Microwaves, and Room Air Conditioners!
"The book has it all...written by a pro with 40 years of hands-on repair and teaching experience...this book is like brain candy"--GeekDad (Wired.com)
Fully updated for current technologies and packed with hundreds of photos and diagrams, this do-it-yourself guide shows you how to safely install, operate, maintain, and fix gas and electric appliances of all types.
Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances, Third Edition provides easy-to follow procedures for using test meters, replacing parts, reading circuit diagrams, interpreting fault and error codes, and diagnosing problems. more...
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