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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:
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:
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 3 The Oscilloscope
Chapter 5 Frequency Counter
Chapter 7 Power supplies
Chapter 9 Electronic Components
Chapter 11 Electronic Troubleshooting Techniques
Chapter 13 Soldering
Chapter 15 Buying Equipment, Components and Tools