Build Your Own Electronics Workshop [NOOK Book]

Overview

Whether electronics is a hobby or an avocation, this resource covers everything you need to know to create a personal electronic workbench. The author includes essential yet difficult to find information such as whether to buy or build test equipment, how to solder, how to make circuit boards, how to troubleshoot, how to test components and systems, and how to build your own test equipment.
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Overview

Whether electronics is a hobby or an avocation, this resource covers everything you need to know to create a personal electronic workbench. The author includes essential yet difficult to find information such as whether to buy or build test equipment, how to solder, how to make circuit boards, how to troubleshoot, how to test components and systems, and how to build your own test equipment.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071709132
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/1/2004
  • Series: TAB Electronics Technician Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 428
  • Sales rank: 1,315,492
  • File size: 17 MB
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Meet the Author

Thomas Petruzzellis is an electronics engineer currently working with the geophysical field equipment in the geology department at the State University of New York, Binghamton. Tom has over 30 years' experience in electronics and he is a veteran author who has written extensively for industry publications, including Electronics Now, Modern Electronics, QST, Microcomputer Journal, Circuit Cellar and Nuts & Volts. The author of three earlier books: STAMP 2 Communications and Control Projects; Optoelectronics, Fiber Optics, and Laser Cookbook; Alarm, Sensor, and Security Circuit Cookbook, all from McGraw-Hill, he lives in Vestal, New York.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 — The Electronic Workshop
Chapter 2 — The Multimeter
Chapter 3 — The Oscilloscope
Chapter 4 — The Function Generator
Chapter 5 — Frequency Counter
Chapter 6 — Test Bench Equipment
Chapter 7 — Power supplies
Chapter 8 — Battery Power
Chapter 9 — Electronic Components
Chapter 10 — Testing Electronic Components
Chapter 11 — Electronic Troubleshooting Techniques
Chapter 12 — Workshop Tools
Chapter 13 — Soldering
Chapter 14 — Circuit Fabrication
Chapter 15 — Buying Equipment, Components and Tools
Chapter 16 — Building your own Test Equipment
Appendix
Index
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2009

    Excellent Reference

    Tom Petruzzellis states that "this book is designed for electronics hobbyists, enthusiants, technicians and recent graduate engineers alike, who are new to the field of practical electronics."

    I believe he has succeeded.

    The book is a great reference for anyone, anywhere, who wants to learn to use electronics for fun and profit.

    The same way that a cook needs to learn about utensils, and appliances in order to turn grains, vegetables and meat into a delicious meal, Tom teachs what equipment is available to cook up a circuit that works, and if doesn't , how to figure out what went wrong.

    I highly recommend it.

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