Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics (6th Ed)
by Stan Gibilisco and Simon Monk
McGraw-Hill Education | June 2016 | ISBN: 1259585530 | ePUB | 19.5 mb
Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications-all without taking a formal course
This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you'll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers-even the Arduino electronics platform.
This up-to-date sixth edition covers:
Direct Current (DC) Circuits, Resistors, Cells and Batteries, Magnetism
Alternating Current (AC) Circuits, Inductors and Capacitors, Phase
Inductive and Capacitive Reactance, Impedance and Admittance
AC Power and Resonance, Transformers and Impedance Matching
Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors, Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes
Amplifiers and Oscillators, Wireless Transmitters and Receivers
Digital Circuits, Microcontrollers, including the Arduino
Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation, Acoustics and Audio
Lasers, Advanced Communication Systems, Antennas for RF Communications
About the Authors
Stan Gibilisco, an electronics engineer and mathematician, has authored or co-authored dozens of books, including Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist, Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists, and Making Everyday Electronics Work.
Simon Monk has a degree in cybernetics and computer science and a Ph.D. in software engineering. He is the author of numerous books, including Programming Arduino: Getting Started with Sketches, 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius; Hacking Electronics; and Fritzing for Inventors. Simon also runs the website monkmakes.com, which features his own products.