9780071802369

Hacking Electronics: An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071802369

  • ISBN10:

    0071802363

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/2/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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Summary

Getting started with electronics has never been easier than with this full-color DIY guide The perfect companion for every hobbyist, Hacking Electronicsprovides a wealth of up-to-date tutorials and reference material ideal for DIY enthusiasts. The book explains essential components, including transistors, capacitors, and resistors, as well as prebuilt modules such as temperature sensors, accelerometers, audio amps, motor controllers, Bluetooth and radio transmitters, and receivers. Background information is covered in the course of working with components, and each topic is separated and cross-referenced so you can go straight to what you want to know. Common tasks are presented recipe-style, so you can learn by example. Whether it's powering a motor with a solar panel or attaching an audio amp to an Arduino, you'll quickly and easily master the techniques you need to know to build whatever custom creations you can imagine! Heavily illustrated with full-color photos, diagrams, and graphics throughout Up-to-date text focuses on commonly used modules and covers Arduino Cookbook-style arrangement lets you easily find topics of interest Each topic is explained with illustrated, step-by-step instructions to insure success A range of levels for both the novice and the more experienced reader Examples use solderless breadboards and readymade modules Provides Mouser, Digikey and Farnell part codes Supported by a web site that includes online tools for performing the calculations described in the projects

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Getting Started
Chapter 2: Basic Recipes
Chapter 3: LED Recipes
Chapter 4: Battery and Power Recipes
Chapter 5: Arduino Recipes
Chapter 6: Module Recipes
Chapter 7: Audio Recipes
Chapter 8: Sensor Recipes
Chapter 9: Take Electronic Devices Apart
Chapter 10: Tools and Testing

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