Offering a complete course for senior students of electronics, this text begins with basic electronics principles. It develops the concepts through semiconductors, analogue electronics and digital electronics.
This text aims to provide an understanding of the basic principles of electronics related to the communication, control and computer systems which affect life. Practical applications of the subject are considered throughout, and actual devices and their uses are described, to encourage the reader to do some electronics. Mathematical requirements have been kept to a minimum.;The book is not based on any single syllabus but is suitable for students taking BTEC units Electronics NII and NIII, City and Guilds Electronics Servicing (course 2240), GCSE and A'Level course, and short courses in further and higher education.;This second chapter has been updated with additions to certain chapters, particularly those on digital systems and computing.
Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its emphasis on industry insight and societal issues, this text makes concepts relevant to today's career-focused students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Christopher Cooper
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date: 2014-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Modern life makes extensive use of electronics. On a daily basis, we use smartphones, computers, and TVs in the home and robots in industry and commerce. This title outlines the development of electronics, from early vacuum tubes to today’s microchips. It explains how semiconductors work at the atomic level and how they are made into solid-state devices essential for the Internet and other applications. A biographical chapter on J. J. Thomson, who discovered the electron (the key to electronics), rounds out the text. Science projects readers can try at home illustrate principles of physics.
Author: Gerard F Adams
Release Date: 2013-10-14
Genre: Business & Economics
This book seeks to examine the basis of economic globalization, yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and to link the outcome of globalization into the context of the new economic geography. It shows how the phenomenon is exhibited in the light of current events, providing a good way to keep understand today’s world economy.
Author: Nick Dossis
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date: 2012-12-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Learn about electronics with fun experiments and projects Created in partnership with Thames & Kosmos, Basic Electronics for Tomorrow's Inventors introduces you to essential electronics concepts through fun, do-it-yourself projects. You'll get tips for setting up your home workbench, safely handling materials, and creating a variety of entertaining gadgets. All of the projects and experiments use inexpensive, readily available electronic components and different types of breadboard, which creates a plug-and-play environment for you to build electronic circuits—no soldering required! Inside you'll find: Things You'll Need--lists of all the electronic components and equipment required for each experiment A Circuit Diagram--shows how each of the electronic components are connected to produce the experiment How the Circuit Works--identifies the building blocks used to make the circuit and helps you read circuit diagrams Breadboard Layout--close-up photographs that guide you in building each electronic circuit Time to Experiment--explains how to get your experiment working Step-by-step projects include: Phone experiments Make an LED light up Make an LED flash Create colors with an RGB LED Build a working telephone Dashboard experiments Create indicator lights Build a temperature sensor Make an electronic horn Set up a water sensor Security experiments Design a basic alarm circuit Make a pressure-sensitive mat Create a touch-activated alarm Build an electronic security keypad Make a reading light that switches on when it goes dark Electronic game experiments Create a random number generator Flip an electronic coin Get ready for infrared target practice Build a sound-effects generator
Author: Dave Mawson
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Technology & Engineering
This volume was written by a team to classroom teachers and examiners to support pupils as they work through their GCSE course in design and technology. It is intended to guide them through the important stages of their coursework and to prepare for the final examination paper. It contains a mixture of extended projects, focused tasks and activities which together with the key points and sample examination questions support the AQA syllabus. The Channel 4 television programme associated with this series provides an introduction to the whole course and there is a range of specific opportunities to view and integrate the content throughout the extended projects.
Author: Mark Rowh
Publisher: VGM Career Books
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Technology & Engineering
Energize your job search!. . Get started in a career that has a promising future and is financially rewarding. "Opportunities in Electronics Careers" provides you with a complete overview of the job possibilities, salary figures, and experience required to enter the field of electronics.. . This career-boosting book will help you: . Determine the focus that's right for you, from designing to repairing to operating electronics equipment . Acquire in-depth knowledge of the electronics industry . Find out what kind of salary you can expect. Understand the daily routine of your chosen field. Focus your job search using industry resources. . . ENJOY A GREAT CAREER AS AN: . . repair specialist * electronics tester * design engineer * inspector * utility worker * service technician.
Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its emphasis on industry insight and societal issues, this text makes concepts relevant to today's career-focused students and has increased emphasis on mobile computing and related issues such as mobile commerce and mobile security. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.