Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition by Paul Scherz

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A Fully-Updated, No-Nonsense Guide to Electronics



Advance your electronics knowledge and gain the skills necessary to develop and construct your own functioning gadgets. Written by a pair of experienced engineers and dedicated hobbyists, Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, lays out the essentials and provides step-by-step instructions, schematics, and illustrations. Discover how to select the right components, design and build circuits, use microcontrollers and ICs, work with the latest software tools, and test and tweak your creations. This easy-to-follow book features new instruction on programmable logic, semiconductors, operational amplifiers, voltage regulators, power supplies, digital electronics, and more.



Practical Electronics for Inventors, Fourth Edition, covers:



Resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transformers

Diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits

Optoelectronics, solar cells, and phototransistors

Sensors, GPS modules, and touch screens

Op amps, regulators, and power supplies

Digital electronics, LCD displays, and logic gates

Microcontrollers and prototyping platforms

Combinational and sequential programmable logic

DC motors, RC servos, and stepper motors

Microphones, audio amps, and speakers

Modular electronics and prototypes



 

About Paul Scherz

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Paul Scherz is a physicist/mechanical engineer who received his B.S. in physics from the University of Wisconsin. He is an inventor/hobbyist in electronics, an area he grew to appreciate through his experience at the University's Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics and the Department of Plasma Physics. Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. Monk spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. He has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is a full time writer on hobby electronics and open source hardware. Dr. Monk is the author of numerous electronics books, including "30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius" and "Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius".
 
Published April 5, 2016 by McGraw-Hill Education TAB. 1052 pages
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