Here's the book for every hobbyist who wants to be an inventor, but needs to learn the basics of electronics to get there. Paul Scherz's reassuring step-by-step approach teaches the fundamentals in a way that requires no background in electronics. The ultimate inventor's guide to the essentials of electronic basics, this book covers everything from electronics equipment, devices, components, and products, and skillfully describes each from a simple "what-it-is and what-it-is used for" perspective. Profusely illustrated with elaborate detailed drawings, this-easy-to follow how-to book offers all the inventors-to-be the practical learning solution they need.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Electronics.
Chapter 2: Theory.
Chapter 3: Basic Electronic Circuit Components.
Chapter 4: Semiconductors.
Chapter 5: Optoelectronics.
Chapter 6: Integrated Circuits.
Chapter 7: Operational Amplifiers.
Chapter 8: Filters.
Chapter 9: Oscillators and Timers.
Chapter 10: Voltage Regulators and Power Supplies.
Chapter 11: Audio Electronics.
Chapter 12: Digital Electronics.
Chapter 13: DC Motors, RC Servos, and Stepper Motors.