Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics 6th Edition

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259585548
Release Date: 2016-06-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications—all without taking a formal course This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you’ll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers—even the Arduino electronics platform. This up-to-date sixth edition covers: · Direct Current (DC) Circuits · Resistors · Cells and Batteries · Magnetism · Alternating Current (AC) Circuits · Inductors and Capacitors · Phase · Inductive and Capacitive Reactance · Impedance and Admittance · AC Power and Resonance · Transformers and Impedance Matching · Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors · Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes · Amplifiers and Oscillators · Wireless Transmitters and Receivers · Digital Circuits · Microcontrollers, including the Arduino · Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation · Acoustics and Audio · Lasers · Advanced Communication Systems · Antennas for RF Communications

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics Sixth Edition

Author: Simon Monk
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
ISBN: 1259585530
Release Date: 2016-06-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Learn electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications—all without taking a formal course This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you’ll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifiers, lithium-polymer batteries, microcontrollers—even the Arduino electronics platform. This up-to-date sixth edition covers: · Direct Current (DC) Circuits · Resistors · Cells and Batteries · Magnetism · Alternating Current (AC) Circuits · Inductors and Capacitors · Phase · Inductive and Capacitive Reactance · Impedance and Admittance · AC Power and Resonance · Transformers and Impedance Matching · Semiconductors, Diodes, and Transistors · Integrated Circuits (ICs) and Electron Tubes · Amplifiers and Oscillators · Wireless Transmitters and Receivers · Digital Circuits · Microcontrollers, including the Arduino · Transducers, Sensors, Location, and Navigation · Acoustics and Audio · Lasers · Advanced Communication Systems · Antennas for RF Communications

Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071621636
Release Date: 2010-07-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Amp up your understanding of electricity and magnetism with DOZENS OF DO-IT-YOURSELF EXPERIMENTS Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home is a hands-on guide that helps you master the principles of electrical currents and magnetism. Each of the book's three sections--direct current, alternating current, and magnetism--begins with step-by-step instructions for setting up your lab for the experiments that follow. Using inexpensive, easy-to-find parts, the experiments progress from basic to more complex and will spark ideas and encourage inventiveness. Expect unexpected results when you experiment with: Diode-based voltage reducer Compass-based galvanometer Photovoltaic illuminometer Utility bulb saver Ripple filter Xener-diode voltage regulator AC spectrum monitor Ampere's law with wire loop AC electromagnet Handheld wind turbine And dozens more projects ELECTRICITY EXPERIMENTS YOU CAN DO AT HOME helps you to: Solve circuit problems in electricity Build practical and interesting electrical and magnetic devices Get ideas for science-fair projects Prepare for advanced courses in electricity and electronics Learn the basics of laboratory practice

Beginner s Guide to Reading Schematics Third Edition

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071827782
Release Date: 2013-10-16
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The major revision of this classic boasts completely new drawings and more than 50% brand-new information - making it the most up-to-date and best resource on reading AND designing schematics available!

Handbook of Radio and Wireless Technology

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: TAB/Electronics
ISBN: UVA:X004290480
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Technology & Engineering

From the popular electronics author whose name is synonymous with clarity and practical sense, here is a comprehensive, plain-English compendium on the entire field of radio and wireless technology. Containing more than 1,000 concise articles, this one-stop source of user-friendly insight provides blanket coverage of one of the fastest-growing areas in communicationsÑfrom antennas and transmission lines, to analog and digital modulation techniques, to satellite, space, and laser communications. It also offers hundreds of clarifying illustrations, tables, and charts, and extensive cross-referencing, enabling professionals and hobbyists to quickly access a wealth of related material on any given topic. For mastering terminology, understanding technology and theory, or forming an overview of a single subject or the entire field, this reference is simply the best there is.

The TAB electronics guide to understanding electricity and electronics

Author: G. Randy Slone
Publisher: TAB/Electronics
ISBN: PSU:000031187350
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Science

Introducing the Art & Science of Electricity & Electronics... The TAB Electronics Guide to Understanding Electricity & Electronics Learn more about the technological world around you with a better understanding of electricity & electronics. This TAB guide is the best beginning level on the market today that teaches you the basics of how today's highly technological world works. Filled with practical, hands-on information-not theory-this comprehensive guide includes numerous easy-to-build projects that enhance your learning experience. From the practical aspects of developing a parts inventory & securing & securing the right testing equipment & skills to build-your-own state-of-the-art electronics projects.

Electricity Demystified

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071466967
Release Date: 2005-02-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

POWER UP YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF ELECTRICITY Now anyone with an interest in electricity can master it -- without getting their wires crossed. In Electricity Demystified, best-selling science and math writer Stan Gibilisco provides an effective and painless way to improve your understanding of the electricity that powers so much of modern life. With Electricity Demystified, you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers quizzes and tests at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 70-question final exam to reinforce the entire book. If you want to build or refresh your understanding of electricity, here's a fast, entertaining self-teaching course that's really electrifying! Get ready to: Understand what gives electricity its power Solve problems involving current, voltage, power, and resistance Grasp the connection between electricity and magnetism Discover how magnetic levitation works Learn about alternative electricity sources, such as solar energy and fuel cells Take a "final exam" and grade it yourself! A fast, effective, and fun way to learn about electricity, Electricity Demystified is the perfect shortcut to a deeper understanding of one of the most powerful forces in our lives.

Yoga For Pregnancy And Birth Teach Yourself

Author: Uma Dinsmore-Tuli
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 9781444129892
Release Date: 2010-01-29
Genre: Health & Fitness

Yoga is an awareness of the link between breath, mind and body. The connection benefits the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual wellbeing at all stages of life, but very noticeably during pregnancy. Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth offers you and your birth partner an effective, uniquely holistic technique which will help you maximise your health and wellbeing throughout pregnancy and beyond. It shows how to use yoga to give you a deeper insight into the process of pregnancy and create a yoga and breathing program which works uniquely for you and your baby. Learn a full range of adapted yoga postures intended to provide comfort, build stability and support the changes in your body. Breathing exercises will promote calm, boost vitality and help control labour pains, while yogic pelvic floor practices promote healthy tone and flexibility. And downloadable audio helps you set the pace of your breathing. Your pregnancy is a remarkable journey; learn how to use yoga to increase your comfort and control, and develop the skills to approach your labour with confidence. ABOUT THE SERIES People have been learning with Teach Yourself since 1938. With a vast range of practical, how-to guides covering language learning, lifestyle, hobbies, business, psychology and self-help, there's a Teach Yourself book for whatever you want to do. Join more than 60 million people who have reached their goals with Teach Yourself, and never stop learning.

Making Everyday Electronics Work A Do It Yourself Guide

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071808002
Release Date: 2013-08-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

UNDERSTAND, MAINTAIN, AND IMPROVE THE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS IN YOUR HOME AND AUTO If you've ever felt lost when choosing a home entertainment system, wondered how to test an electrical outlet to see if it's grounded, or puzzled over how to make the Wi-Fi in the front room reach the back—then this book is for you! Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide explains how electricity works and shows you how to take care of the electronics and electrical systems around your house. Save time and money by doing your own electrical diagnostics with help from this practical resource! Learn how to measure electrical current strength, test for electromagnetic interference, and trace failures in circuits. Save power and even replace your current power source with alternative forms of energy. And don't let a tangle of cables and an alphabet-soup of electronics terms keep you from installing a new entertainment system. You'll learn all the practical information you need to know in this easy-to-understand book! Learn the basics of electronics--DC/AC, batteries, power supplies, electromagnetics, semiconductors, digital logic, taking electrical measurements, and more Assemble a practical workbench and acquire essential tools for DIY testing and repairs Manage your breaker or fuse box, circuits, and outlets Explore alternative electricity sources such as generators, fuel cells, and solar, wind, and hydro power Learn how your car or truck's electrical system works Successfully set up a hi-fi stereo, TV, or home theater system Resolve problems with interference among wireless devices

Teach Yourself C

Author: Schildt
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 007463870X
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: C++ (Computer program language)

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Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist

Author: Stan Gibilisco
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071832922
Release Date: 2014-10-06
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Get up and running as a ham radio operator—or just listen in on the shortwave bands! Ham and Shortwave Radio for the Electronics Hobbyist shows you, step by step, how to set up and operate your own ham radio station. It’s also perfect for those interested in shortwave listening, without getting a ham radio license. This practical guide covers communications modes, assigned frequency ranges in the United States, details on fixed, mobile, and portable ham stations, antennas, and much more. Ham radio will work even when the Internet and other utilities fail. So get on the air and keep the lines of communication open in any situation! Inside, you’ll find out all about: Radio waves and how they travel Shortwave and allwave listening Communications modes for ham radio operators, including using the Internet as a supplement Ham radio licenses and assigned frequency ranges (bands) used in the United States Wave-propagation characteristics and tips on the bands best suited for use at different times of the day, year, and sunspot cycle Selecting and installing equipment for fixed ham radio stations Setting up mobile and portable ham radio stations Antennas and transmission lines for various frequencies and station types How to operate your station using popular voice and digital modes Schematic symbols and Q signals for ham radio operators

Writing a Novel

Author: Nigel Watts
Publisher: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 007142105X
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Now with a sharp new cover, "Teach Yourself Writing a Novel "helps readers follow the paths of Austin and Hemingway. The author takes them step-by-step through the writing process, from the germination of an idea to the actual writing, and from finding an agent to contacting publishers. Also includes exercises to help develop the reader's own writing skills and tips to relieve writer's block.

Body Language

Author: Gordon Wainwright
Publisher:
ISBN: 0340981954
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Body language

- A bestseller, now fully updated with the very latest on body language and non-verbal communication - The only title to give you practical exercises to help you understand your own and other peoples' body language - Unlike other titles, this is not restricted to the workplace but shows you how to understand what other people are saying in every social and domestic situation - Includes the very latest on NLP and how to communicate more effectively through its use We all use body language. Over 90% of all face-to-face communication is non-verbal, and the silent messages of body language often reveal more than the spoken word in conveying true feelings. These messages are particularly significant in influencing first impressions and the self-image we project to others. Now updated for the 21st century with the very latest on NLP and other cutting edge research "Teach Yourself Body Language" gives you the knowledge and understanding to be able to use and interpret body language more effectively. It includes practical exercises that will enhance your understanding of non-verbal communication, and it also explores the use of body language in personal and professional situations. All aspects of body language are covered including features of the workplace and features exhibited in an international context.

Teach Yourself Physics

Author: W. Railston
Publisher: READ BOOKS
ISBN: 1445504081
Release Date: 2010-05
Genre: Science

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.