Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

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by H. Ward Silver
     
 

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DO-IT-YOURSELF

Here's the fun and easy way to start building circuits for your projects

Have you ever wanted to build your own electronic device? Put together a thermostat or an in-line fuse, or repair a microphone cable? This is the book for you! Inside you'll find the tools and techniques you need to build circuits, with illustrated, step-by-step directions

Overview

DO-IT-YOURSELF

Here's the fun and easy way to start building circuits for your projects

Have you ever wanted to build your own electronic device? Put together a thermostat or an in-line fuse, or repair a microphone cable? This is the book for you! Inside you'll find the tools and techniques you need to build circuits, with illustrated, step-by-step directions to help accomplish tasks and complete projects.

As you accomplish the tasks throughout the book, you'll construct many projects while learning the key circuitbuilding principles and techniques. Find out about measuring and testing, maintenance and troubleshooting, cables, connectors, how to test your stuff, and more.

Stuff You Need to Know
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The tools you need and how to use them
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How to make sense of schematics and printed circuit boards
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Basic techniques for creating any circuit
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How to make and repair cables and connectors
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Testing and maintenance procedures

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470173428
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/26/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
412
Sales rank:
875,456
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

H. Ward Silver has the experience of a 20-year career as an electrical engineer developing instrumentation and medical electronics. He also spent 8 years in broadcasting, both programming and engineering. In 2000 he turned to teaching and writing as a second career. He is a contributing editor to the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and author of the popular “Hands-On Radio” column in QST magazine every month. He is the author of the ARRL’s Amateur Radio license study guides and numerous other articles. He developed the ARRL’s online courses, “Antenna Design and Construction,” “Analog Electronics,” and “Digital Electronics.” Along with his comedic alter-ego, Dr Beldar, Ward is a sought-after speaker and lecturer among “hams.” When not in front of a computer screen, you will find Ward working on his mandolin technique and compositions.

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Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
rundeks More than 1 year ago
Good book to read when getting into electronics. Not a project book though. If you are looking for a project book then check out the Dummy's Electronics Project book. This book gives a good high level overview of creating your own electronics and the tools you need to do so.
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