Becoming an Electronic Technician: Securing Your High-Tech Future / Edition 3

Becoming an Electronic Technician: Securing Your High-Tech Future / Edition 3

by Ronald A. Reis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130826510

ISBN-13: 9780130826510

Pub. Date: 06/14/1999

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

This easy to read and comprehensive guide to the electronics industry gives readers and aspiring technicians a look at the preparation needed to play a role in this exciting field. It also focuses on the strength and diversity of the industry, the people who populate it, their occupations, and careers. Furthermore, through material on A+ certification and job…  See more details below

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This easy to read and comprehensive guide to the electronics industry gives readers and aspiring technicians a look at the preparation needed to play a role in this exciting field. It also focuses on the strength and diversity of the industry, the people who populate it, their occupations, and careers. Furthermore, through material on A+ certification and job searching via the Internet, this handbook details how to find, get, and keep a first job in the electronics field. Coverage on components, breadboards, and test equipment allows readers to gain hands-on experience, and "make like" an electronics technician. For anyone who wants to know what it means to be an electronic technician, and what it takes to succeed as one. This book offers encouragement and support to those who want to become part of an exciting future in the electronics world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130826510
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
06/14/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

I. BEING AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN.

1. The Electronics Industry: In the Air and Everywhere.
2. Electronics: Field of Dreams.
3. The Electronics Technician: Bringing Electronics to Life.
4. Electronics Technician Profiles: Meet Ron, Kay, Gideon, and Eric.

II. BECOMING AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN.

5. Taking the Big Step: Getting Educated in Electronics.
6. Succeeding as an Electronics Student: Making the Most of Your School Day.
7. Being an "Electronics Activist": Electronics Beyond the Classroom.
8. Launching Your Career as an Electronics Technician: Finding, Getting, and Keeping Your First Position.

III. "MAKING LIKE" AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN.

9. Breadboarding: A Half-Dozen Ways to Go.
10. Creating Troubleshooting Trees: Your Key to Circuit Understanding and Repair.
11. Transducers: The Ins and Outs of Electronic Circuits.
12. A Short Course on Active Solid-State Components: The Big Half-Dozen.
13. Electronics Safety: Where the Danger Lies.
14. Getting Started with SMT: Surface Mount Technology for the Electronics Experimenter.
15. Useful Electronic Projects You Can Build.
Appendix 1: Electronic Kit and Part Sources.
Appendix 2: The Big Three Electronics Magazines.
Index.

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