A Beginner's Guide to Circuits

Nine Simple Projects with Lights, Sounds, and More!
Product Number: EB00722469
Released: Oct 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593279059
Publisher: No Starch Press
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Description

A Beginner's Guide to Circuits is the perfect first step for anyone ready to jump into the world of electronics and circuit design. After finishing the book's nine graded projects, readers will understand core electronics concepts which they can use to make their own electrifying creations! First, you'll learn to read circuit diagrams and use a breadboard, which allows you to connect electrical components without using a hot soldering iron! Next, you'll build nine simple projects using just a handful of readily available components, like resistors, transistors, capacitors, and other parts. As you build, you'll learn what each component does, how it works, and how to combine components to achieve new and interesting effects. By the end of the book, you'll be able to build your own electronic creations. With easy-to-follow directions, anyone can become an inventor with the help of A Beginner's Guide to Circuits! Build These 9 Simple Circuits! *Steady-Hand Game: Test your nerves using a wire and a buzzer to create an Operation-style game! *Touch-Enabled Light: Turn on a light with your finger! *Cookie Jar Alarm: Catch cookie thieves red-handed with this contraption. *Night-Light: Automatically turn on a light when it gets dark. *Blinking LED: This classic circuit blinks an LED. *Railroad Crossing Light: Danger! Don't cross the tracks if this circuit's pair of lights is flashing. *Party Lights: Throw a party with these charming string lights. *Digital Piano: Play a tune with this simple synthesizer and learn how speakers work. *LED Marquee: Put on a light show and impress your friends with this flashy finale.<

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Author(s): Oyvind Nydal Dahl
Original Publish Date: Oct 09, 2018

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