Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Third Edition

Spiral Bound | October 16, 2013

byStan Gibilisco

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Translate schematic diagrams into today's cutting-edge electronics

Navigate the roadmaps of simple electronic circuits andcomplex systems with help from an experienced engineer.With all-new art and demo circuits you can build, thishands-on, illustrated guide explains how to understand andcreate high-precision electronics diagrams. Find out how toidentify parts and connections, decipher element ratings,and apply diagram-based information in your own projects.Beginner’s Guide to Reading Schematics, Third Edition, also contains valuable appendices covering symbols and resistor color codes.

Featuring detailed coverage of:

  • Schematic, block, and pictorial diagrams
  • Resistors and capacitors
  • Inductors and transformers
  • Switches, conductors, and cables
  • Diodes, transistors, and logic gates
  • Electron tubes
  • Cells and batteries
  • Voltage dividers and reducers
  • Breadboards and wire wrapping
  • Electronics troubleshooting

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Translate schematic diagrams into today's cutting-edge electronicsNavigate the roadmaps of simple electronic circuits andcomplex systems with help from an experienced engineer.With all-new art and demo circuits you can build, thishands-on, illustrated guide explains how to understand andcreate high-precision electronics diagrams. Find ...

Stan Gibilisco has authored or coauthored more than 50 books on physics, electronics, mathematics, and computing. He began his career as a radio-frequency design engineer, a technical writer, a magazine editor, and a wireless broadcast technician. The American Library Association named Stan’s McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Comput...

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Format:Spiral BoundDimensions:8.9 × 8.8 × 0.5 inPublished:October 16, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071827781

ISBN - 13:9780071827782

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from For beginners it's a best start Beyond schematic the author give a lot of advice you about details evolved with the theme.
Date published: 2014-01-03

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. What's The Scheme
Block Diagrams
Flowcharts
Schematic Symbology
Schematic Interconnections
Visual language
Summary

Chapter 2. Block Diagrams
Functional Drawings
Current and Signal Paths
Flowcharts
Process Paths
Summary

Chapter 3. Component Symbols
Resistors and Potentiometers
Capacitors
Inductors and Transformers
Switches
Plugs, Jacks, and Outlets
Diodes and Transistors
Electron Tubes
Cells and Batteries
Wires and Cables
Grounds and Antennas
Integrated Circuits
Exotic Symbols
Summary

Chapter 4. Simple Circuits
Getting Started
Component Labeling
Troubleshooting with Schematics
Other Forms of Designation
Schematic/Block Combinations
Summary

Chapter 5. Complex Circuits
Identifying the Building Blocks
Analyzing Large Schematics
Page Breaks
Getting Comfortable with Large Schematics
Summary

Chapter 6. Pictorial Diagrams
General Pictorials
Breadboard Layouts
Circuit-Board Layouts
Three-Dimensional Drawings
Summary

APPENDIX A. Table of Symbols
APPENDIX B. Resistor Color Codes