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    DescriptionDO-IT-YOURSELF Here's the fun and easy way to start building circuits for your projects Have you ever wanted to build your own electronic device? Put together a thermostat or an in-line fuse, or repair a microphone cable? This is the book for you! Inside you'll find the tools and techniques you need to build circuits, with illustrated, step-by-step directions to help accomplish tasks and complete projects. As you accomplish the tasks throughout the book, you'll construct many projects while learning the key circuitbuilding principles and techniques. Find out about measuring and testing, maintenance and troubleshooting, cables, connectors, how to test your stuff, and more. Stuff You Need to Know The tools you need and how to use them How to make sense of schematics and printed circuit boards Basic techniques for creating any circuit How to make and repair cables and connectors Testing and maintenance procedures


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    Title
    Circuitbuilding Do-it-Yourself For Dummies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H. Ward Silver
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 408
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 726 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470173428
    ISBN 10: 0470173424
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TEC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S9.6
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26850
    DC22: 621.3815
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: TJFC
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: I-TE
    BISAC V2.8: TEC008010
    LC classification: TK7867 .S53 2008
    Thema V1.0: TJFC
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    28 February 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    H. Ward Silver has the experience of a 20-year career as an electrical engineer developing instrumentation and medical electronics. He also spent 8 years in broadcasting, both programming and engineering. In 2000 he turned to teaching and writing as a second career. He is a contributing editor to the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) and author of the popular "Hands-On Radio" column in QST magazine every month. He is the author of the ARRL's Amateur Radio license study guides and numerous other articles. He developed the ARRL's online courses, "Antenna Design and Construction," "Analog Electronics," and "Digital Electronics." Along with his comedic alter-ego, Dr Beldar, Ward is a sought-after speaker and lecturer among "hams." When not in front of a computer screen, you will find Ward working on his mandolin technique and compositions.
    Back cover copy
    DO-IT-YOURSELFHere's the fun and easy way to start building circuits for your projectsHave you ever wanted to build your own electronic device? Put together a thermostat or an in-line fuse, or repair a microphone cable? This is the book for you! Inside you'll find the tools and techniques you need to build circuits, with illustrated, step-by-step directions to help accomplish tasks and complete projects.As you accomplish the tasks throughout the book, you'll construct many projects while learning the key circuitbuilding principles and techniques. Find out about measuring and testing, maintenance and troubleshooting, cables, connectors, how to test your stuff, and more.Stuff You Need to KnowThe tools you need and how to use themHow to make sense of schematics and printed circuit boardsBasic techniques for creating any circuitHow to make and repair cables and connectorsTesting and maintenance procedures
    Table of contents
    Introduction. Part I: Working Basics for Electronic-ers. Chapter 1: The Toolbox. Chapter 2: Basic Techniques. Part II: Building Circuits. Chapter 3: Using a Solderless Breadboard. Chapter 4: Building a Printed Circuit Board. Chapter 5: Building a Prototype. Chapter 6: Building from a Published Schematic. Part III: Cables and Connectors. Chapter 7: Terminals and Connectors. Chapter 8: Wiring for Wireless Radio. Chapter 9: Mastering Power. Chapter 10: Audio and Sensitive Connections. Part IV: Measuring and Testing. Chapter 11: Meet the Test Equipment. Chapter 12: Measurements That Test Your Circuits and Projects. Part V: Maintaining Electronic Equipment. Chapter 13: Who Let the Smoke Out? Chapter 14: Maintaining Your Cool (Stuff). Chapter 15: Getting a Charge Out of Batteries. Chapter 16: Electronics in Motion. Chapter 17: Getting Rid of Interference and Noise. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Circuitbuilding Secrets. Chapter 19: Ten Circuit First-Aid Techniques and Supplies. Glossary. Appendix A: Circuitbuilding Resources. Index.