Electronics For Dummies Learn Beginner Electronics


Need to learn how to solder a faulty wire on your home stereo system? Figure out how to use a multimeter? Install a microcontroller in a robot? Electronics For Dummies is the fun and easy guide to mastering electronic hobbyist and repair tasks!

Electronics by definition is the study and application of devices that control the flow of electrons through semiconductor devices, gases, a vacuum, etc. covering a gambit of things, but for this it will cover hobby, repair and educational electronics. Some topics include soldering, circuits, micrometers,  microcontrollers, tools, electronic components and applying  this knowledge to repair tasks and hobbies.

Electronics For Dummies will cover:

         Very brief overview of the science of electronics

         Required tools

         Learning all about the multimeter

         Other test tools of the trade (oscilloscope, logic probe, etc.)

         Common electronic components (e.g. resistors, capacitors, transistors)

         Making circuits using breadboards and printed circuit boards

         Microcontrollers (implementation and programming)

         Practical circuits to try (10 minutes or less)

The book will conclude with a section of fun projects that can be done in 10 minutes or less each.

About the Author: Gordon McComb (Oceanside, CA) is an author and consultant. He has written 60 books and over a thousand magazine articles during his 25 years as a professional writer. More than a million copies of his books are in print, in over a dozen languages. He currently writes the Robotics Resources column for SERVO magazine, published by the editors of Nuts & Volts, the leading hobby electronics magazine in the United States. Gordon's best selling book includes Robot Builder's Bonanza, now in its second edition. This book helped introduce amateur robotics to tens of thousands of hobbyists and educators. In addition to his writing, Gordon operates a small manufacturing company specializing in low-cost robotics.




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