Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery 2nd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1680450262
ISBN-10: 9781680450262
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From the Publisher

Easy Electronics
Make: Electronics Make: More Electronics Encyclopedia of Electronic Components: Vol. 1 Encyclopedia of Electronic Components: Vol. 2 Encyclopedia of Electronic Components: Vol. 3 Easy Electronics
Minimum Tools Required Wire cutters, wire strippers, pliers, multimeter Wire cutters, wire strippers, pliers, multimeter n/a n/a n/a No Tools Required
Other recommended Tools Soldering and desoldering tools Soldering and desoldering tools n/a n/a n/a n/a
Includes Hands-On Experiments
Includes Reference Charts
Component-by-Component Reference Circuits
Ideal for Beginners No (Read 'Make: Electronics' first) No (Read 'Make: Electronics' first) No (Read 'Make: Electronics' first) No (Read 'Make: Electronics' first)
Introductory Electronics Tutorial
Covers Fundamental Electronic Components
Advanced Logic Chips
Covers Sensors

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From the Author

Make: Electronics is the book that I wish I had owned when I was a young teenager, struggling to learn the basics of electricity and electronics. My goal is to give readers today an easier learning experience than the one I had to go through. And I want it to be fun.

About the Author

Charles Platt is a Contributing Editor and regular columnist for Make magazine, where he writes about electronics. He is the author of the highly successful introductory hands-on book, Make:Electronics, and is writing a sequel to that book in addition to volumes 2 and 3 of the Encyclopedia of Electronic Components.

Platt was a Senior Writer for Wired magazine, and has written various computer books. As a prototype designer, he created semi-automated rapid cooling devices with medical applications, and air-deployable equipment for first responders. He was the sole author of four mathematical-graphics software packages, and has been fascinated by electronics since he put together a telephone answering machine from a tape recorder and military-surplus relays at age 15. He lives in a Northern Arizona wilderness area, where he has his own workshop for prototype fabrication and projects that he writes about for Make magazine.


Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.87 pounds
  • Paperback : 348 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9781680450262
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1680450262
  • Product Dimensions : 8 x 0.7 x 9.7 inches
  • Publisher : Make Community, LLC; 2nd Edition (September 15, 2015)
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : 1680450263
  • Reading level : 11 - 17 years
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 650 ratings