Magnificent Marvel Supersale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Beyond the Headlines | March 6, 2015

    Rhianna Walton: IMG Beyond the Headlines: How to Visit Cuba



    Ever since President Obama's December announcement that the United States is resuming full diplomatic ties with Cuba, the Powell's buyers' office... Continue »

    spacer

Electronics Demystified (Demystified)

Electronics Demystified (Demystified) Cover

ISBN13: 9780071434935
ISBN10: 0071434933
All Product Details

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

SHOCK YOURSELF BY LEARNING ELECTRONICS

Now anyone with an interest in electronics can master it¿by reading this book. In Electronics Demystified, best-selling science and math writer Stan Gibilisco provides an effective and painless way to understand the electronics that power so much of modern life.

With Electronics Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a timeat your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers problems at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 70-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.

If you want to build or refresh your understanding of electronics, here's a fast and entertaining self-teaching course that's completely current. Get ready to

  • Master electronics essentials that can help you as an employee, a hobbyist, or merely as a consumer
  • Discover the electrifying truth about power transmission and power supplies
  • Uncover the purpose of the diodes, transistors, amplifiers, and oscillators that make your appliances work
  • Really "get" wireless
  • Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself!

A fast, effective, and fun way to learn electronics, Electronics Demystified is the perfect shortcut to a deeper understanding of many of today's most important technologies.

Synopsis:

Best-selling Demystified author and electronics expert Stan Gibilisco has penned the perfect introductory book for consumers, hobbyists, and students alike. Coverage includes essential topics such as current and power supplies, wireless, digital principles, measurement and monitoring, transducers and sensors, location and navigation, and more.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS

Chapter 1. Direct Current

Chapter 2. Alternating Current

Chapter 3. Impedance

Chapter 4. Power Supplies

Test: Part One

PART TWO: WIRED ELECTRONICS

Chapter 5. Semiconductor Diodes

Chapter 6. Transistors and Integrated Circuits

Chapter 7. Signal Amplifiers

Chapter 8: Signal Oscillators

Test: Part Two

PART THREE: WIRELESS ELECTRONICS

Chapter 9. Radio-Frequency Transmitters

Chapter 10. Radio-Frequency Receivers

Chapter 11. Telecommunications

Chapter 12: Antennas

Test: Part Three

Final Exam

APPENDIX 1: ANSWERS TO QUIZ, TEST, AND EXAM QUESTIONS

APPENDIX 2: SYMBOLS USED IN SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS

SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL REFERENCES

INDEX

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

bart012683, December 11, 2007 (view all comments by bart012683)
when i read some part of this book over the bookstore, i realized the simple way to understand electronics and now i am very excited to answer the very challenging quizzes.. it is a complete reference and very exciting series of electronics topics i've ever encountered as an electronics student especially in theories.. and now, i am eagered to have this book as i heard it to my fellow classmates to use this on our exam in electronics subject.
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(1 of 2 readers found this comment helpful)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071434935
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Subject:
Electronics - General
Author:
Gibilisco, Stan
Subject:
0-07-143925-0, 0-07-146023-3, 0-07-144141-7, 0-07-147554-0, 0-07-147960-0, 0-07-143678-2, 0-07-147578-8, 0-07-146983-4, 0-07-144812-8, 0-07-148898-7
Subject:
Electricity-General Electronics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
Demystified
Publication Date:
August 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
401
Dimensions:
9.19x7.45x.86 in. 1.29 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » Technology

Electronics Demystified (Demystified)
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 401 pages McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing - English 9780071434935 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Best-selling Demystified author and electronics expert Stan Gibilisco has penned the perfect introductory book for consumers, hobbyists, and students alike. Coverage includes essential topics such as current and power supplies, wireless, digital principles, measurement and monitoring, transducers and sensors, location and navigation, and more.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.