Understand Electronics

Understand Electronics

1st Edition - October 2, 1995

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  • Author: Owen Bishop
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483293912

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Understand Electronics provides a readable introduction to the exciting world of electronics for the student or enthusiast with little previous knowledge. The subject is treated with the minimum of mathematics and the book is extensively illustrated.This is an essential guide for the newcomer to electronics, and replaces the author's best-selling Beginner's Guide to Electronics.The step-by-step approach makes this book ideal for introductory courses such as the Intermediate GNVQ.

Table of Contents

  • Electronics and electricity; Waveforms; Capacitors and Capacitance; Inductors and Inductance; Semiconduction; Transistors; Otherm semiconducting devices; Sensors and Transducers; Opto-electronic sensors; Integrated circuits; Surface mount technology; Electronic circuits; Test equipment; Amplifiers; Audio electronics; Logic circuits; Computers; Information Technology; telecommunications; Microwaves; Medical electronics; Radio and Television; Electronics in industry; Electronics and the future

Product details

  • No. of pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1995
  • Published: October 2, 1995
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483293912

About the Author

Owen Bishop

Author of over 70 books, mostly electronic and many in the field of science education. Contributor to numerous electronic magazines such as Everyday Practical Electronics, Elektor Electronics, Electronics Australia and Electronics Today International. Former Science Education Advisor in developing countries as staff member of the British Council and as a part of the UN Educational and Scientific Organisation.

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Technical Author, Perth, Australia

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