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Supercharge your understanding of electronics
Electronics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition is a self-teaching guide for students, hobbyists, and aspiring engineers who want to get familiar with the fundamentals of electronics theory and practical applications. You'll learn about electricity, wired and wireless electronics, and specialized topics, such as transducers, sensors, location, and navigation. Detailed examples and concise explanations make it easy to understand the material, and end-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key concepts. A fast, effective, and fun way to learn electronics, this is the perfect shortcut to a deeper understanding of many of today's most important technologies.
Electronics DeMYSTiFieD, Second Edition features: Chapter-opening objectives that offer insight into what you're going to learn in each stepQuestions at the end of every chapter that reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknessesStill Struggling? icon with specific recommendations for those having difficulty with certain subtopics A final exam for overall self-assessmentCurriculum Tree that shows how the topic covered in the book fits into a larger curriculum
SUPERCHARGE your understanding of ELECTRONICS
Learn electronics without getting your wires crossed Electronics Demystified, Second Edition teaches you fundamental concepts and applications step by step.
This practical guide begins by covering voltage, current, resistance, impedance, admittance, and power supplies. The book goes on to discuss semiconductor diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, and signal amplifiers and oscillators. Wireless electronics is then addressed, including radio-frequency transmitters and receivers, telecommunications, and antennas. Detailed examples make it easy to understand the material. End-of-chapter quizzes and a final exam help reinforce key topics.
It's a no-brainer You'll learn about: Ohm's law Current and voltage in RL and RC circuits Oscillation and amplification Bipolar and field-effect transistors Radio-wave propagation Receiver and transmitter design Communications satellites and antennas
Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, Electronics Demystified, Second Edition helps you master this essential subject.