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    DescriptionGetting started with electronics has never been easier than with this full-color DIY guide The perfect companion for every hobbyist, Hacking Electronics provides a wealth of up-to-date tutorials and reference material ideal for DIY enthusiasts. The book explains essential components, including transistors, capacitors, and resistors, as well as prebuilt modules such as temperature sensors, accelerometers, audio amps, motor controllers, Bluetooth and radio transmitters, and receivers. Background information is covered in the course of working with components, and each topic is separated and cross-referenced so you can go straight to what you want to know. Common tasks are presented recipe-style, so you can learn by example. Whether it's powering a motor with a solar panel or attaching an audio amp to an Arduino, you'll quickly and easily master the techniques you need to know to build whatever custom creations you can imagine! Heavily illustrated with full-color photos, diagrams, and graphics throughout Up-to-date text focuses on commonly used modules and covers Arduino Cookbook-style arrangement lets you easily find topics of interest Each topic is explained with illustrated, step-by-step instructions to insure success A range of levels for both the novice and the more experienced reader Examples use solderless breadboards and readymade modules Provides Mouser, Digikey and Farnell part codes Supported by a web site that includes online tools for performing the calculations described in the projects


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    Title
    Hacking Electronics
    Subtitle
    An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Simon Monk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 492 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780071802369
    ISBN 10: 0071802363
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14220
    Ingram Subject Code: TE
    BIC subject category V2: TJF
    BISAC V2.8: TEC007000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: EDU039000, TEC008000
    BIC subject category V2: WDH
    BISAC V2.8: TEC008070, TEC008010
    DC22: 621.38
    BISAC V2.8: COM051000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: COM067000
    DC23: 621.381
    LC classification: TK9965 .M67 2013
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: JNV, TJF, THR, UM, UK, WDH
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    col. ill
    Publisher
    McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
    Imprint name
    TAB Books Inc
    Publication date
    22 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. Dr. Monk has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is a full-time writer on hobby electronics and open source hardware. He is the author of numerous electronics books, including 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius and Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius, as well as co-author of Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition.
    Table of contents
    Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Chapter 2: Theory and Practice Chapter 3: Basic Hacks Chapter 4: LED Guides Chapter 5: Batteries and Power Chapter 6: Hacking Arduino Chapter 7: Hacking with Modules Chapter 8: Hacking Sensors Chapter 9: Audio Hacks Chapter 10: Mending and Breaking Electronics Chapter 11: Tools Appendix: Parts