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Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies By H. Ward Silver

Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

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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 book provides tools and techniques you need to build circuits, with illustrated, step-by-step directions to help accomplish tasks and complete projects.
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Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies by H. Ward Silver

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

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About H. Ward Silver


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.

Table of Contents


Introduction. Part I: Working Basics for Electronic-ers. Chapter 1: The Toolbox. Chapter 2: Basic Techniques. Part II: Building Circuits. Chapter 3: Using a Solderless Breadboard. Chapter 4: Building a Printed Circuit Board. Chapter 5: Building a Prototype. Chapter 6: Building from a Published Schematic. Part III: Cables and Connectors. Chapter 7: Terminals and Connectors. Chapter 8: Wiring for Wireless Radio. Chapter 9: Mastering Power. Chapter 10: Audio and Sensitive Connections. Part IV: Measuring and Testing. Chapter 11: Meet the Test Equipment. Chapter 12: Measurements That Test Your Circuits and Projects. Part V: Maintaining Electronic Equipment. Chapter 13: Who Let the Smoke Out? Chapter 14: Maintaining Your Cool (Stuff). Chapter 15: Getting a Charge Out of Batteries. Chapter 16: Electronics in Motion. Chapter 17: Getting Rid of Interference and Noise. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Circuitbuilding Secrets. Chapter 19: Ten Circuit First-Aid Techniques and Supplies. Glossary. Appendix A: Circuitbuilding Resources. Index.

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GOR001823584
Circuitbuilding Do-It-Yourself For Dummies by H. Ward Silver
H. Ward Silver
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley & Sons Inc
2008-02-12
416
0470173424
9780470173428
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