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Hacking Electronics

An Illustrated DIY Guide for Makers and Hobbyists (Electronics)

By Simon Monk

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Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Other Information: col. ill
Published In: United States, 01 April 2013
Getting started with electronics has never been easier than with this full-color DIY guide The perfect companion for every hobbyist, Hacking Electronics provides a wealth of up-to-date tutorials and reference material ideal for DIY enthusiasts. The book explains essential components, including transistors, capacitors, and resistors, as well as prebuilt modules such as temperature sensors, accelerometers, audio amps, motor controllers, Bluetooth and radio transmitters, and receivers. Background information is covered in the course of working with components, and each topic is separated and cross-referenced so you can go straight to what you want to know. Common tasks are presented recipe-style, so you can learn by example. Whether it's powering a motor with a solar panel or attaching an audio amp to an Arduino, you'll quickly and easily master the techniques you need to know to build whatever custom creations you can imagine! Heavily illustrated with full-color photos, diagrams, and graphics throughout Up-to-date text focuses on commonly used modules and covers Arduino Cookbook-style arrangement lets you easily find topics of interest Each topic is explained with illustrated, step-by-step instructions to insure success A range of levels for both the novice and the more experienced reader Examples use solderless breadboards and readymade modules Provides Mouser, Digikey and Farnell part codes Supported by a web site that includes online tools for performing the calculations described in the projects

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: Getting Started Chapter 2: Theory and Practice Chapter 3: Basic Hacks Chapter 4: LED Guides Chapter 5: Batteries and Power Chapter 6: Hacking Arduino Chapter 7: Hacking with Modules Chapter 8: Hacking Sensors Chapter 9: Audio Hacks Chapter 10: Mending and Breaking Electronics Chapter 11: Tools Appendix: Parts

About the Author

Dr. Simon Monk has a degree in Cybernetics and Computer Science and a PhD in Software Engineering. He spent several years as an academic before he returned to industry, co-founding the mobile software company Momote Ltd. Dr. Monk has been an active electronics hobbyist since his early teens and is a full-time writer on hobby electronics and open source hardware. He is the author of numerous electronics books, including 30 Arduino Projects for the Evil Genius and Arduino + Android Projects for the Evil Genius, as well as co-author of Practical Electronics for Inventors, Third Edition.

EAN: 9780071802369
ISBN: 0071802363
Publisher: TAB Books Inc
Dimensions: 18.8 x 1.27 x 23.11 centimetres (0.50 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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