Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fourth Edition (Teach Yourself Electricity & Electronics)

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9780071459334: Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Fourth Edition (Teach Yourself Electricity & Electronics)

A fully updated and revised edition of a classic resource/self-teaching guide for anybody who wants to learn basic electricity, electronics and communications principles

This book is being used as both a classroom textbook and a hobbyist-level reference.

Key features

  • Written by Stan Gibilisco, an electronics legend and McGraw-Hill's most popular TAB author
  • Perfect for hobbyists, students, and those who want to get ahead in tech-related careers
  • Packed with everything needed to enhance learning: 600+ illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions
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    From the Back Cover:

    Quickly and easily learn the hows and whys behind basic electricity, electronics, and communications –- at your own pace, in your own home

    Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics offers easy-to-follow lessons in electricity and electronics fundamentals and applications from a master teacher, with minimal math, plenty of illustrations and practical examples, and test-yourself questions that make learning go more quickly. Great for preparing for amateur and commercial licensing exams, this trusted guide offers uniquely thorough coverage, ranging from dc and ac concepts and circuits to semiconductors and integrated circuits.

    The best course –- and source –- in basic electronics

    • Starts with the basics and takes you through advanced applications such as radiolocation and robotics
    • Packed with learning-enhancing features: clear illustrations, practical examples, and hundreds of test questions
    • Helps you solve current-voltage-resistance-impedance problems and make power calculations
    • Teaches simple circuit concepts and techniques for optimizing system efficiency
    • Explains the theory behind advanced audio systems and amplifiers for live music
    • Referenced by thousands of students and professionals
    • Written by an author whose name is synonymous with clarity and practical sense

    Updated to reflect the latest technological trends! The Fourth Edition features new information on:

    • Wireless technology
    • Computers and the Internet
    • Transducers
    • Sensors
    • Robotics
    • Audio systems
    • Navigation
    • Radiolocation
    • Integrated circuits

    About the Author:

    Stan Gibilisco is one of McGraw-Hill's most prolific and popular authors, specializing in electronics and science topics. His clear, reader-friendly writing style makes his science books accessible to a wide audience, and his background in research makes him an ideal editor for professional references and course materials. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Electronics; The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing; and several titles in the popular Demystified library of home-schooling and self-teaching books. His published works have won numerous awards. The Encyclopedia of Electronics was chosen a "Best Reference Book of the 1980s" by the American Library Association, which also named his McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing a "Best Reference of 1996." Stan Gibilisco maintains a Web site at www.sciencewriter.net.

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