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TSSOP gets ZAPPED: by Static Electricity

TSSOP gets ZAPPED: by Static Electricity


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Static electricity can be annoying to humans, but it’s deadly as lightning to microchips! TSSOP’s job is to read picture files from USB drives in a photo kiosk, and she sees lots of danger out there! But can she recover from this jolt?

Appendix pages explain the science and real history behind the adorable story, and how minor electrostatic sparks can cause failures and damage to electronic devices.

The perfect picture book for our littlest electrostatics engineers and technologists to be, as well as the teachers and parents who are looking for more resources to help them.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732283640
Publisher: Pragma Design, Inc.
Publication date: 10/13/2019
Series: SOIC and Friends Series , #3
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 2 - 6 Years

About the Author

Simona M. Ceccarelli has never donned an ESD suit,but she has worn a labcoat for many years. As a professional artist, she now mixes colors instead of chemicals, but the taste for science and technology often leads her to projects that stride art and science. Simona won the 2017 Portfolio Showcase Competition at SCBWI's Europolitan Conference.

Simona lives in Switzerland, where she illustrates books and other products for children, raises some of her own and tries to keep the sense of wonder forever alive.

Jeffrey C. Dunnihoo is an electrical engineer with over 30 years of experience in semiconductor and system development. A young computer nerd in the early days of 8-bit home-brew computers and Fortran mainframes, Jeff has been awarded several patents and co-authored research papers and the "System Level ESD Co-Design" textbook.
Jeff created SOIC & SOT to help children discover the "nuts-and-volts" within their toys and tablets, and not just play with them, but experience the adventure of what goes on inside.
Jeff is from Texas. He's a rancher, classic car nut, writer of software and fiction (never at the same time), builder, sculptor, inventor and most of all, a husband and dad.

Table of Contents

Downloadable educator materials; Glossary; Appendix explains science concepts behind the story

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