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Build Your Own Electronics Workshop (Tab Electronics Technician Library)

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YOUR DREAM ELECTRONICS LAB IS WAITING INSIDE

This value-packed resource provides everything needed to put together a fully functioning home electronics workshop! From finding space to stocking it with components to putting the shop into action — building, testing, and troubleshooting systems — popular electronics author Tom Petruzzellis' Build Your Own Electronics Workshop has it all! And the best part is, this book shows you how to build many pieces of equipment yourself and save money, big time!

ALL THE HELP YOU NEED

Sophisticated and comprehensive enough for those who want to enter electronics semiprofessionally, yet reader-friendly enough for a beginner to understand and follow, this illustrated guide helps you:

  • Find the right spot for your workshop, even in crowded apartments
  • Select needed tools and equipment, from money-saving listed sources
  • Learn soldering from the ground up
  • Master circuit board and wiring techniques
  • Conquer electronics troubleshooting and testing methods
  • Build many of the pieces of equipment you need yourself, if you choose
  • Discover the possibilities of circuit-board-design and CAD/CAM software

BUILD IT WITH TOM AND SAVE!

Build Your Own Electronics Workshop gives you clear, illustrated directions for making many of the components for your shop yourself, including:

  • Workbench
  • Function/Signal Generator
  • Frequency Counter
  • Bench Power Supply
  • Continuity Tester
  • Battery Tester
  • Capacitor Tester
  • Logic Injector/Probe
  • L/C Tester
  • Transistor Tester
  • More

Synopsis:

The Electronics Workbench was created to assist the newcomer to the field of practical electronics through the creation of a personal electronics workbench. It is a place specially designed so that readers can go there to work on an electronic project, such as testing components, troubleshooting a device, or building a new project. The book includes invaluable information, such as whether to buy or build test equipment, how to solder, how to make circuit boards, how to begin to troubleshoot, how to test components and systems, and how to build your own test equipment, complete with appendix and resources, etc. This is THE book for anyone entering the field or hobby of electronics.

About the Author

Thomas Petruzzellis is an electronics engineer currently working with the geophysical field equipment in the geology department at the State University of New York, Binghamton. Tom has over 30 years' experience in electronics and he is a veteran author who has written extensively for industry publications, including Electronics Now, Modern Electronics, QST, Microcomputer Journal, Circuit Cellar and Nuts & Volts. The author of three earlier books: STAMP 2 Communications and Control Projects; Optoelectronics, Fiber Optics, and Laser Cookbook; Alarm, Sensor, and Security Circuit Cookbook, all from McGraw-Hill, he lives in Vestal, New York.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Electronic Workshop

Chapter 2 The Multimeter

Chapter 3 The Oscilloscope

Chapter 4 The Function Generator

Chapter 5 Frequency Counter

Chapter 6 Test Bench Equipment

Chapter 7 Power supplies

Chapter 8 Battery Power

Chapter 9 Electronic Components

Chapter 10 Testing Electronic Components

Chapter 11 Electronic Troubleshooting Techniques

Chapter 12 Workshop Tools

Chapter 13 Soldering

Chapter 14 Circuit Fabrication

Chapter 15 Buying Equipment, Components and Tools

Chapter 16 Building your own Test Equipment

Appendix

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071447249
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Tab Electronics
Subject:
Electronics - General
Author:
Petruzzellis, Thomas
Author:
Petruzzellis Thomas
Subject:
Electronics - Circuits - General
Subject:
Electricity-General Electronics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
TAB Electronics Technician Library
Publication Date:
December 2004
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
428
Dimensions:
9.24x7.30x1.17 in. 1.62 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Electronics Workbench was created to assist the newcomer to the field of practical electronics through the creation of a personal electronics workbench. It is a place specially designed so that readers can go there to work on an electronic project, such as testing components, troubleshooting a device, or building a new project. The book includes invaluable information, such as whether to buy or build test equipment, how to solder, how to make circuit boards, how to begin to troubleshoot, how to test components and systems, and how to build your own test equipment, complete with appendix and resources, etc. This is THE book for anyone entering the field or hobby of electronics.
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