Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition

byPaul Scherz, Simon Monk

Paperback | January 31, 2013

Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition by Paul Scherz
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"If there is a successor to Make: Electronics, then I believe it would have to be Practical Electronics for Inventors....perfect for an electrical engineering student or maybe a high school student with a strong aptitude for electronics....I’ve been anxiously awaiting this update, and it was well worth the wait."--GeekDad (

Spark your creativity and gain the electronics skills required to transform your innovative ideas into functioning gadgets. This hands-on, updated guide outlines electrical principles and provides thorough, easy-to-follow instructions, schematics, and illustrations. Find out how to select components, safely assemble circuits, perform error tests, and build plug-and-play prototypes. Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition, features all-new chapters on sensors, microcontrollers, modular electronics, and the latest software tools.

Coverage includes:

  • Resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transformers
  • Diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits
  • Optoelectronics, solar cells, and phototransistors
  • Sensors, GPS modules, and touch screens
  • Op amps, regulators, and power supplies
  • Digital electronics, LCD displays, and logic gates
  • Microcontrollers and prototyping platforms, including Arduino
  • DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors
  • Microphones, audio amps, and speakers
  • Modular electronics and prototyping

Part I - Theory Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. Theory Part II - Devices Chapter 3. Basic Electronic Components Chapter 4. Discrete Semiconductors Chapter 5. Optoelectronics Chapter 6. Sensors Chapter 7. Hands-on Electronics Part III - Design Chapter 8. Operational Amplifiers Chapter 9. Filters Chapter 10. Oscillators and Timers Cha...
Title:Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third EditionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:10.8 X 8.4 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:10.8 X 8.4 X 1.5 inPublished:January 31, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071771336

ISBN - 13:9780071771337

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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