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.show more

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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 17.78mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130826510
  • 9780130826510

Table of contents

I. BEING AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN. 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. II. BECOMING AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN. 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. III. "MAKING LIKE" AN ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN. 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. Index.show more

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