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Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistorsby Charles Platt
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Want to know how to use an electronic component? This first book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects—complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. Youll learn what each one does, how it works, why its useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, youll find fascinating details youve never come across before.
Convenient, concise, well-organized, and precise
Perfect for teachers, hobbyists, engineers, and students of all ages, this reference puts reliable, fact-checked information right at your fingertips—whether youre refreshing your memory or exploring a component for the first time. Beginners will quickly grasp important concepts, and more experienced users will find the specific details their projects require.
Electronics is once again a popular topic. Today, students, hobbyists, DIY enthusiasts, artists, and engineers are pushing the limits by making all sorts of cool devices. But when you want to learn about a particular electronic component, where do you go? To the Encyclopedia of Electronic Components, Volume 1.
This handy full-color reference guide provides everything you need to know: how a component works, its typical uses, and how you can use it in your project. Forget the manufacturers datasheets and turn to a source that offers accessible information and straightforward advice you can use.
About the Author
Charles Platt became interested in computers when he acquired an Ohio Scientific C4P in 1979. After writing and selling software by mail order, he taught classes in BASIC programming, MS-DOS, and subsequently Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. He wrote five computer books during the 1980s.
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