Just Enough Electronics to Impress Your Friends and Colleagues

Just Enough Electronics to Impress Your Friends and Colleagues

by Bob Zeidman
     
 

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This book is for anyone but electrical engineers. If you work with them, work for them, manage them, market to them, or sell to them, you'll want to read this. This book will take you on a whirlwind tour of the fundamentals of electronics. By the end, you'll be familiar with the basic concepts of various kinds of modern electronic technologies and devices. You'll be…  See more details below

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This book is for anyone but electrical engineers. If you work with them, work for them, manage them, market to them, or sell to them, you'll want to read this. This book will take you on a whirlwind tour of the fundamentals of electronics. By the end, you'll be familiar with the basic concepts of various kinds of modern electronic technologies and devices. You'll be able to impress friends at cocktail parties, enhance your standing at work, and maybe even communicate with the brainy men and women who are changing the world. The topics covered are:
1. Electricity
2. Linear Devices
3. Electricity as Sound
4. Nonlinear Devices
5. Transmission Lines
6. Digital Logic
7. Semiconductor Technology
8. Memory Devices
9. Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs)
10. Programmable Devices (CPLDs and FPGAs)
11. Computer Architecture
12. Engineering Equipment

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016722955
Publisher:
Swiss Creek Publications
Publication date:
04/04/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
214
File size:
5 MB

Meet the Author

Bob Zeidman is the president and founder of Zeidman Consulting, a premier contract research and development firm in Silicon Valley. Since 1983, Bob has designed computer chips and circuit boards for large and small companies. Bob is also the president and founder of Software Analysis and Forensic Engineering Corporation, the leading provider of software intellectual property analysis tools. He is considered a pioneer in the field of analyzing software source code, having created the CodeSuite® program for detecting software intellectual property theft.

Bob is a prolific writer and instructor, giving seminars at conferences around the world. Among his publications are numerous articles on engineering and business as well as five textbooks, Designing with FPGAs and CPLDs, Verilog Designer's Library, Introduction to Verilog, The Software IP Detective’s Handbook, and now Just Enough Electronics to Impress Your Friends and Colleagues. Bob holds numerous patents in various technologies. He earned two bachelor's degrees, in physics and electrical engineering, from Cornell University and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University.

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