Becoming An Electronics Technician

Becoming An Electronics Technician : Securing Your High-Tech Future

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A supplement for any course in the electronics technology curriculum, or an appropriate text in a survey course where electronics technology majors are being "recruited".

This comprehensive and finely-focused guide explains to beginning electronics students what it means to be-and to become-an electronics technician in today's world. It describes the role of an electronics technician, explains how to prepare to become an electronics technician (with a complete discussion of the study skills necessary to succeed as an electronics student), and tells how to secure a first electronics technician job.
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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130826510
  • 9780130826510

Table of contents


1. The Electronics Industry: In the Air and Everywhere.
2. Electronics: Field of Dreams.
3. The Electronics Technician: Bringing Electronics to Life.
4. Electronics Technician Profiles: Meet Ron, Kay, Gideon, and Eric.

5. Taking the Big Step: Getting Educated in Electronics.
6. Succeeding as an Electronics Student: Making the Most of Your School Day.
7. Being an "Electronics Activist": Electronics Beyond the Classroom.
8. Launching Your Career as an Electronics Technician: Finding, Getting, and Keeping Your First Position.

9. Breadboarding: A Half-Dozen Ways to Go.
10. Creating Troubleshooting Trees: Your Key to Circuit Understanding and Repair.
11. Transducers: The Ins and Outs of Electronic Circuits.
12. A Short Course on Active Solid-State Components: The Big Half-Dozen.
13. Electronics Safety: Where the Danger Lies.
14. Getting Started with SMT: Surface Mount Technology for the Electronics Experimenter.
15. Useful Electronic Projects You Can Build.
Appendix 1: Electronic Kit and Part Sources.
Appendix 2: The Big Three Electronics Magazines.
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