Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781260019209
Release Date: 2017-07-10
Genre: Science

Fully updated coverage of PCB design and construction with EAGLE This thoroughly revised, easy-to-follow guide shows, step-by-step, how to create your own professional-quality PCBs using the latest versions of EAGLE. Make Your Own PCBs with EAGLE: From Schematic Designs to Finished Boards, Second Edition, guides you through the process of developing a schematic, transforming it into a PCB layout, and submitting Gerber files to a manufacturing service to fabricate your finished board. Four brand-new chapters contain advanced techniques, tips, and features. Downloadable DIY projects include a sound level meter, Arduino shield, Raspberry Pi expansion board, and more! • Install and configure EAGLE—including EAGLE v7.7.0 • Explore EAGLE’s screens and create schematic and board files • Select the right components and launch your own projects • Create scripts and User Language Programs that automate repetitive tasks • Build your own libraries and parts and modify existing components • Generate Gerber design files to submit for fabrication • Solder through-hole PCBs and SMD boards • Learn how to streamline your design thinking and workflow • Design non-rectangular and custom-shaped boards • Learn advanced techniques and take your boards to the next level

Designing Circuit Boards with EAGLE

Author: Matthew Scarpino
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780133819991
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

"Matt Scarpino has provided a great tool for the hobbyist starting out in the circuit board design world, demonstrating all the features you'll need to create your own circuit board projects. However, the experienced engineer will also benefit from the book, as it serves as a complete reference guide to all EAGLE software configuration settings and features. His insightful guidance helps simplify difficult tasks, and his handy tips will help save you hours of trial-and-error experimentation." --Rich Blum, author, Sams Teach Yourself Arduino Programming in 24 Hours and Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours Powerful, flexible, and inexpensive, EAGLE is the ideal PCB design solution for every Maker/DIYer, startup, hobbyist, or student. Today, all open source Arduino designs are released in EAGLE format: If you want to design cost-effective new PCBs, this is the tool to learn. Matthew Scarpino helps you take full advantage of EAGLE's remarkable capabilities. You won't find any differential equations here: only basic circuit theory and hands-on techniques for designing effective PCBs and getting innovative new gadgets to market. Scarpino starts with an accessible introduction to the fundamentals of PCB design. Next, he walks through the design of basic, intermediate, and complex circuit boards, starting with a simple inverting amplifier and culminating in a six-layer single-board computer with hundreds of components and thousands of routed connections. As the circuits grow more complex, you'll master advanced EAGLE features and discover how to automate crucial design-related tasks. Whatever your previous experience, Scarpino's start-to-finish examples and practical insight can help you create designs of stunning power and efficiency. Understand single-sided, double-sided, and multilayer boards Design practical circuits with the schematic editor Transform schematics into physical board designs Convert board designs into Gerber output files for fabrication Expand EAGLE's capabilities with new libraries and components Exchange designs with LTspice and simulate their responses to input Automate simple repetitive operations with editor commands Streamline circuit design and library generation with User Language programs (ULPs) Design for the advanced BeagleBone Black, with high-speed BGA devices and a 32-bit system on a chip (SoC) Use buses to draw complex connections between components Configure stackups, create/route BGA components, and route high-speed signals eagle-book.com provides an archive containing the design files for the book's circuits. It also includes EAGLE libraries, scripts, and User Language programs (ULPs).

Fritzing for Inventors Take Your Electronics Project from Prototype to Product

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071844642
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering

In this TAB book, bestselling electronics author Simon Monk shows maker-entrepreneurs how to use Fritzing’s open-source software and services to create electronics prototypes, design and manufacture printed circuit boards (PCBs), and bring professional-quality electronic products to market. Fritzing for Inventors: Take Your Electronics Project from Prototype to Product explains how to use this set of free, open-source electronics prototyping tools to lay out breadboards, create schematics, and design professional-quality printed circuit boards (PCBs). No engineering skills needed! Whether you’re a hobbyist, artist, inventor, or student, you’ll be able to develop a product from schematic to prototype to professional-quality printed circuit board, all from one easy-to-use software package. Fritzing works well with prototyping boards such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone. This DIY guide covers the whole lifecycle of product development for a hobbyist entrepreneur. It takes you from initial concept, to prototyping, to PCB production, to distribution. Along the way, it examines the sourcing of components, product testing, and even how to price products for wholesale and retail. Simon Monk is a bestselling TAB electronics author and popular presenter at MakerFaires Well-illustrated tutorial with screen captures, easy-to-follow instructions, and step-by-step projects Describes an up-to-date contemporary approach to PCB design, including surface-mount designs Explains how to become a maker entrepreneur by using crowdfunding and indie marketplaces for technical products

Making Printed Circuit Boards

Author: Jan Axelson
Publisher: TAB/Electronics
ISBN: 0830639519
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Learn the latest PC-board fabrication techniques with this learn-by-example guide. The book includes 25 projects and experiments that teach you how to: Draw circuit designs; Transfer artwork to pc blanks; Etch copper patterns and drill lead holes; Solder components repair and modify boards. Master all the latest techniques for low-cost, speedy construction and discover applications for surface-mount components, computer-aided design, safety, and environmental protection.

Reframing Finance

Author: Ashby Monk
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9781503602755
Release Date: 2017-08-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Since the 2008 financial crisis, beneficiary organizations—like pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, and foundations—have been seeking ways to mitigate the risk of their investments and make better financial decisions. For them, Reframing Finance offers a path forward. This book argues that institutional investors would better serve their long-term goals by putting money into large-scale, future-facing projects such as infrastructure, green energy, innovation in agriculture, and real estate development. At the same time, redirecting long-term investments would close significant financial gaps that government cannot. Drawing on key contributions in economic sociology, social network theory, and economics, the book conceptualizes a collaborative model of investment that is already becoming increasingly common: Large investors contribute more directly to private market assets, while financial intermediaries seek to foster co-investment partnerships, better aligning incentives for all. A combination of rich case studies and rigorous theory enables asset owners to move toward more efficient, private-market investing, while also laying groundwork for research at the frontier of finance.

Electronics Cookbook

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491989302
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Computers

If you’re among the many hobbyists and designers who came to electronics through Arduino and Raspberry Pi, this cookbook will help you learn and apply the basics of electrical engineering without the need for an EE degree. Through a series of practical recipes, you’ll learn how to solve specific problems while diving into as much or as little theory as you’re comfortable with. Author Simon Monk (Raspberry Pi Cookbook) breaks down this complex subject into several topics, from using the right transistor to building and testing projects and prototypes. With this book, you can quickly search electronics topics and go straight to the recipe you need. It also serves as an ideal reference for experienced electronics makers. This cookbook includes: Theoretical concepts such as Ohm’s law and the relationship between power, voltage, and current The fundamental use of resistors, capacitors and inductors, diodes, transistors and integrated circuits, and switches and relays Recipes on power, sensors and motors, integrated circuits, and radio frequency for designing electronic circuits and devices Advice on using Arduino and Raspberry Pi in electronics projects How to build and use tools, including multimeters, oscilloscopes, simulations software, and unsoldered prototypes

Low noise electronic system design

Author: C. D. Motchenbacher
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN: UOM:39076001304810
Release Date: 1993-06-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Emphasizes IC design concepts with additional support for discrete design where necessary. Describes noise sources and models; addresses practical problems of circuit design for low noise using negative feedback, filtering, component noise, measurement techniques and instrumentation; gives numerous examples of practical amplifier designs. Five chapters cover the use of SPICE and PSpice for low noise analysis and design.

Arduino Home Automation Projects

Author: Marco Schwartz
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783986071
Release Date: 2014-07-23
Genre: Computers

This book is divided into projects that are explained in a step-by-step format, with practical instructions that are easy to follow. If you want to build your own home automation systems wirelessly using the Arduino platform, this is the book for you. You will need to have some basic experience in Arduino and general programming languages, such as C and C++ to understand the projects in this book.

Programming Arduino Next Steps Going Further with Sketches

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071830256
Release Date: 2013-10-16
Genre: Computers

Take your Arduino skills to the next level! In this practical guide, electronics guru Simon Monk takes you under the hood of Arduino and reveals professional programming secrets. Featuring coverage of the Arduino Uno, Leonardo, and Due boards, Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches shows you how to use interrupts, manage memory, program for the Internet, maximize serial communications, perform digital signal processing, and much more. All of the 75+ example sketches featured in the book are available for download. Learn advanced Arduino programming techniques, including how to: Use hardware and timer interrupts Boost performance and speed by writing time-efficient sketches Minimize power consumption and memory usage Interface with different types of serial busses, including I2C, 1-Wire, SPI, and TTL Serial Use Arduino with USB, including the keyboard and mouse emulation features of the Leonardo and Due boards Program Arduino for the Internet Perform digital signal processing Accomplish more than one task at a time—without multi-threading Create and release your own code library

Programming FPGAs Getting Started with Verilog

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259643774
Release Date: 2016-11-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Take your creations to the next level with FPGAs and Verilog This fun guide shows how to get started with FPGA technology using the popular Mojo, Papilio One, and Elbert 2 boards. Written by electronics guru Simon Monk, Programming FPGAs: Getting Started with Verilog features clear explanations, easy-to-follow examples, and downloadable sample programs. You’ll get start-to-finish assembly and programming instructions for numerous projects, including an LED decoder, a timer, a tone generator—even a memory-mapped video display! The book serves both as a hobbyists’ guide and as an introduction for professional developers. • Explore the basics of digital electronics and digital logic • Examine the features of the Mojo, Papilio One, and Elbert 2 boards • Set up your computer and dive in to Verilog programming • Work with the ISE Design Suite and user constraints files • Understand and apply modular Verilog programming methods • Generate electrical pulses through your board’s GPIO ports • Control servomotors and create your own sounds • Attach a VGA TV or computer monitor and generate video • All source code and finished bit files available for download

Analytics

Author: Phil Simon
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119423478
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Business & Economics

For decades now, companies big and small have embraced Agile software development methods. The rationale here is straightforward: Why take one or two years to fully deploy a system, app, or website when so many things can and do go wrong? Why try to cook one big batch and boil the ocean? Why not cook many smaller batches? Double that when the world changes faster than ever. Brass tacks: It's no coincidence that methods such as Scrum have exploded with no end in sight. Yet, when developing and using analytics, many organizations paradoxically continue to think in terms of traditional, phase-gate IT projects. That is, they optimistically plan for six-month or year-long projects to launch dashboards, key performance indicators (KPIs), data-visualization tools, predictive models, and their ilk. Antiquated techniques abound. In so doing, these organizations bet--often incorrectly--that they will diligently gather every requirement and data source. In their conceit, they assume perfect conception, planning, and execution. Even if they pull off these enormous feats, it's usually a fool's errand for one simple fact the world is moving faster than ever. This is insanity. In Analytics: The Agile Way award-winning author Phil Simon shows how intelligent organizations such as Google, Nextdoor, and others are approaching contemporary analytics. At a high level, the text will demonstrate how organizations are applying the same Agile techniques that software engineers and developers have successful used for years, but in a different area: analytics. In so doing, individuals at these smart companies can understand--and, most important, act upon--nascent opportunities far faster than their more traditional counterparts do. Using a combination of case studies, examples, and exercises, Analytics: The Agile Way demonstrates how this new mind-set affords tremendous opportunity for organizations willing to embrace uncertainty and move fast.--

Programming and Interfacing Atmel s Avrs

Author: Thomas Grace
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305509994
Release Date: 2015-03-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Atmel's AVR microcontrollers are the go-to chip for many hobbyists and hardware hacking projects. In this book, PROGRAMMING AND INTERFACING ATMEL'S AVRS, you will learn how to program and interface using three of Atmel's microcontrollers--the ATtiny13, the ATmega328, and the ATmega32. The book begins with the binary number system and move into programming in assembly, then C and C++. Very little prior engineering knowledge is assumed. You'll work step-by-step through sections on connecting to devices such as DC motors, servos, steppers, touch pads, GPS sensors, temperature sensors, accelerometers, and more. Get started working with Atmel's AVRs today, with PROGRAMMING AND INTERFACING ATMEL'S AVRS.

Motors for Makers

Author: Matthew Scarpino
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134031323
Release Date: 2015-11-26
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The First Maker-Friendly Guide to Electric Motors! Makers can do amazing things with motors. Yes, they’re more complicated than some other circuit elements, but with this book, you can completely master them. Once you do, incredible new projects become possible. Unlike other books, Motors for Makers is 100% focused on what you can do. Not theory. Making. First, Matthew Scarpino explains how electric motors work and what you need to know about each major type: stepper, servo, induction, and linear motors. Next, he presents detailed instructions and working code for interfacing with and controlling servomotors with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, and BeagleBone Black. All source code and design files are available for you to download from motorsformakers.com. From start to finish, you’ll learn through practical examples, crystal-clear explanations, and photos. If you’ve ever dreamed of what you could do with electric motors, stop dreaming...and start making! Understand why electric motors are so versatile and how they work Choose the right motor for any project Build the circuits needed to control each type of motor Program motor control with Arduino Mega, Raspberry Pi, or BeagleBone Black Use gearmotors to get the right amount of torque Use linear motors to improve speed and precision Design a fully functional electronic speed control (ESC) circuit Design your own quadcopter Discover how electric motors work in modern electric vehicles--with a fascinating inside look at Tesla’s patents for motor design and control!

Building Open Source Hardware

Author: Alicia Gibb
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 9780133373905
Release Date: 2014-12-06
Genre: Computers

This is the first hands-on guide to the entire process of designing and manufacturing open source hardware. Drawing on extensive personal experience with DIY, maker, and hardware hacking projects, industry-leading contributors share proven approaches to design, remixing, fabrication, manufacturing, troubleshooting, licensing, documentation, and running an open source hardware business. Part I covers the emergence and evolution of open source hardware, what open source hardware licenses mean, and the growing role of standards in making hardware more open. Part II offers contributors’ expert advice on key tasks, ranging from creating derivatives to using source files. Part III turns to production, showing how to manufacture at multiple scales–from personal to commercial. Appendixes provide valuable checklists for design, manufacture, security, and documentation. And to foster even more hands-on learning and experimentation, the low-cost Blinky Buildings open source hardware kit is used as an example throughout. Learn how to Get involved in the open source hardware community–its history and values Develop designs you can successfully prototype and manufacture Walk step by step through making derivatives from existing projects Build open source 3D printers, and remix 3D printable objects Create open source wearables Work with diverse source files, from electronics to other physical materials Fabricate your own designs Move from prototype to commercial manufacturing, and troubleshoot problems Choose a business model and build a profitable open source hardware company Avoid pitfalls associated with trademarks, copyrights, patents, and licensing Write documentation other hardware hackers can use Use open source hardware in education, helping students learn without boundaries

Light Laughter Coloring Book

Author: Suzy Toronto
Publisher: Design Originals
ISBN: 149720156X
Release Date: 2016-05-24
Genre:

In this light-hearted coloring book, Suzy Toronto shows that it's okay to break the rules, so long as we stay true to who we are and learn to laugh at our mistakes.