Modern Dictionary of Electronics

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The Modern Dictionary of Electronics is a classic reference source for electronics technicians, students, and hobbyists, as well as the practicing engineer. Coverage in this edition includes definitions of approximately 25,000 electronics terms; hundreds of illustrations; special topics such as: audio electronics, television and video, computing, fiber optics, microelectronics, communications, industrial processes, medical electronics; practical, concrete explanations rather than abstract or mathematical ...
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Overview

The Modern Dictionary of Electronics is a classic reference source for electronics technicians, students, and hobbyists, as well as the practicing engineer. Coverage in this edition includes definitions of approximately 25,000 electronics terms; hundreds of illustrations; special topics such as: audio electronics, television and video, computing, fiber optics, microelectronics, communications, industrial processes, medical electronics; practical, concrete explanations rather than abstract or mathematical meanings; abbreviations and letter symbols; and tables of SI units and schematic symbols.

Included in this fully revised classic are well over 28,000 terms, phrases, acronyms, and abbreviations from the ever-expanding worlds of consumer electronics, optics, microelectronics, computers, communications, and medical electronics. From the basic elements of theory to the most cutting-edge circuit technology, this book explains it all in both words and pictures.

For easy reference, the author has provided definitions for standard abbreviations and equations as well as tables of SI (International System of Units) units, measurements, and schematic symbols

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A reference for electronics technicians, students, and hobbyists, as well as practicing engineers, offering practical rather than abstract explanations of some 25,000 electronics terms. This sixth edition adds some 5,000 definitions, encompassing areas including audio electronics, television, computing, fiber optics, microelectronics, communications, industrial processes, and medical electronics. Includes abbreviations and letter symbols, tables of SI units, and schematic symbols. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Two and a half times the size of the original 1961 edition, popular electronics writer Graf's standard reference defines terms as they are actually used in the trade rather than as the technician who first coined them intended them to mean. He includes terms, acronyms, and abbreviations from basic theory to emerging technology in consumer electronics, optics, microelectronics, computers, communications, and medical electronics. Many drawings and diagrams help clarify the text. He does not cross-reference very much and includes no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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'Completely updated, this comprehensive dictionary contains over 28,000 electronic terms, phrases, acronyms, and abbreviations from the ever-expanding worlds of consumer electronics, optics, microelectronics, computers, communications, and medical electronics. This dictionary is a valuable resource for professionals in the field, hobbyists, students, or anyone interested in electronics.' - Poptronics
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  • ISBN-13: 9780672220418
  • Publisher: Sams
  • Publication date: 3/15/1984
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1152

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