The Complete Idiot's Guide to Electronics 101

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Electronics 101

by Sean Westcott, Jean Riescher Westcott
     
 
A creative spark for electronic enthusiasts.

The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Electronics 101 teaches readers the fundamentals of electronics in an engaging, hands-on way. Appropriate for students and aspiring hobbyists alike, this book is loaded with more than a dozen projects that start simple and progressively get more involved as the reader moves

Overview

A creative spark for electronic enthusiasts.

The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Electronics 101 teaches readers the fundamentals of electronics in an engaging, hands-on way. Appropriate for students and aspiring hobbyists alike, this book is loaded with more than a dozen projects that start simple and progressively get more involved as the reader moves through the book. Topics include: fundamentals of electronics: electrons, voltage, current, power, conductors, insulators, semiconductors, etc.; designing, building, and modifying circuit boards; sensors and controllers; and transmitters and receivers.

• Community college enrollment-where basic courses in electronics are most often taught-is at an all time high, up 8% from 2008 enrollment to 3.4 million new students per year.

• Specifically designed to appeal to both students and hobbyists with lost of fun, hands-on projects to aid in the learning process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615640959
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.07(w) x 9.97(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Sean Westcott works as an IT professional in a construction engineering firm. Jean Riescher Westcott spent a long, wonderful time in independent bookselling and now works in book publishing. Jean writes for examiner.com. Sean and Jean are co-creators of the blog digitallydaunted.com.

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