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Electronics for dummies - McComb G.

McComb G., Boes E. Electronics for dummies - Wiley publishing, 2005. - 433 p.
ISBN: 0-7645-7660-7
Download (direct link): electronicsfordummies2005.pdf
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schematic symbol, 136 testing with oscilloscope, 226-227 voltage, 99-101 B.G. Micro (parts source), 370 biasing, 152-153, 389 bimetallic strip, 113
bipolar transistors, 87, 132, 133, 205-206 bleeder jumping, 204 blinking light project, 300-305 Board of Education (BOE) (Parallax), 289, 292-293, 295-297, 340-341, 352-355 boron, 16
Bowden, Bill (Web site), 388 Brattain, Walter (inventor), 151 breadboard. See also solderless breadboard description, 19-20, 389-390
solder, 243-244 solid wire use on, 94-95 bridge rectifier, 79 brushes, 56 buddy system, 32, 38 Budget Robotics (Web site), 350, 384-385 buffer, schematic symbol, 134 bumper car switch, 351-352 burns, 30-31 buss, 246, 390 buzzer, 118-119
• C •
cable, 96-97, 390 CAD. See computer-aided design CadSoft (Eagle Light program), 274 calculators, online, 28, 383 capacitance calculating, 379-380 changing, 78 description, 24, 390 stray, 162, 244, 397 unit of measurement, 22, 24, 71 capacitor capacity, 73-75 damaged, spotting, 200 description, 24, 390 dielectric material, 70-73 markings, 73-78 in parallel, 379 polarity, 77-78, 137, 205 RC time constant, 380-381 resistor teamed with, 149-150 schematic symbol, 131, 140 in series, 379-380 size, 72
smoothing voltage fluctuations with, 150 static charge, 34 static electricity sensitivity, 35 styles and shapes, 73 temperature coefficient, 76-77 testing with multimeter, 188, 204-205
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time to fill, calculating, 150, 157 tolerance, 75-77 uses of, 70 values, 379, 381 variable, 78, 138, 140, 398 working voltage, 71 cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), 33 carpet shock, 33, 34, 172 caster, 334-335 cathode, 81, 390 cathode ray tube (CRT), 217 ceramic capacitors, 72, 73, 77 C&H Sales Company (Web site), 387 chassis ground, 126 cheese cloth, 262
Chemistry for Dummies (John T. Moore), 99 chip. See integrated circuit (IC) choke, 110. See also inductor circuit basic, 142-144
constructing on breadboard, 19-20 creating simple, 19-20 definition, 390 parallel, 145-146 parts of, 142 series, 144-145 short circuit, 194-196 using resistors to control current, 143-144
circuit board. See also solderless
breadboard; printed circuit board cleaning, 254-255, 262, 270, 272 layout creation, 264-265 perf board, 245-248 solder breadboard, 243-244, 396 Circuit Specialists (Web site), 386 circular saw, 53
cladding, 250-255, 259, 264, 390 cleaning
printed circuit board (PCB), 254-255,
262, 270, 272 supplies, 54-55, 56-57, 266 climate, effect on electronics, 60 clocking mark, 90, 91, 302 closed circuit, 390 closed position, 390
clothes iron, 262-263 clothing anti-static, 36 safety, 36, 40 CMOS transistors, 35 coil. See also inductor definition, 110
static electricity sensitivity, 35 variable, 138 cold solder joint. See also soldering definition, 390 soldering, 168, 169-170 collector lead, transistor, 86 commutator, 115, 390 compass project, 312-314 compressed air, 54 computer-aided design (CAD) description, 274
Eagle Light CAD program, 274-278 using, 275-278 conductor definition, 390
electron movement through, 10-11 materials, 10-11
positive charge movement through, 11 connector description, 97-98, 390 schematic symbol, 129 contacts, 234, 236-237 continuity definition, 390 testing, 180, 194-196 conventional current, 12, 390 copier, 260-261 copper cladding, 250-255, 259, 264 as conductor, 11 tape, 270 cord, strain relief for, 32 CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation), 33 CRT (cathode ray tube), 217 crystal in motion detector, 112 oscillators, 111 piezoelectric, 118 schematic symbol, 131
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current conventional versus real, 12 description, 12, 390 electrical shock and, 30-31 limiting with resistors, 64-65 measurement with multimeter, 179, 186, 193-194
Ohm’s Law and, 26-28, 144, 376 pn junction and, 16 unit of measurement, 22, 24 water pipe analogy, 12 current rating, diode, 80, 82 cyanoacrylate glue, 57 cycle, 14, 391
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damaged components, spotting, 200-201 dams, electricity generation and, 14 Datak (direct-etch kits), 265 db (decibels), 119 DC. See direct current DC motor description, 115 how they work, 115 operating voltage, 116 pulse width modulation, 116 Rover the Robot, 325, 329, 332-333, 336 speed,116 debug, 285
Decade Counter chip, 319-321 decibels (db), 119 degreaser, 55
design rule check (DRC), 272, 278 desolder pump, 172-174, 391 developer, 256, 257, 260 Dick Smith Electronics (parts source), 372 dielectric material, 70-73 Digikey (parts source), 290, 370 digital circuit, 89 digital waveform, 222 Dinsmore 1490 compass module, 312 diode. See also light-emitting diodes (LEDs) current rating, 80, 82 damaged, spotting, 201 description, 391
identification, 80-81 outlines, 80
photodiode, 112, 131, 139, 152
PIV (peak inverse voltage) rating, 80, 82
pn junction, 16
polarity, 81, 137
schematic symbol, 131
solar cell, 103
static electricity sensitivity, 35 testing with multimeter, 188, 202-203 uses, 78-79 DIP (dual in-line pin) package, 88, 89 direct current (DC) blocking with capacitors, 70 burns from, 31 choice over AC, 15 converting AC to, 14, 37, 79 description, 13, 391 electrical shock from, 31, 32 motors, 115-116 waveform, 221-222 direct-etch method, 265 Discover Circuits (Web site), 20, 388 discussion forums, 384 D&L Products (Web site), 386 dot, in schematics, 127, 128 double-pole, double-throw switch (DPDT), 105, 135-136, 197-198, 325, 336, 391 double-pole, single-throw switch (DPST), 105, 132, 135-136, 197-198, 391 double-pole switches, 105, 196-197, 391 DRC (design rule check), 272, 278 Dremel (hobby tool manufacturer), 53 drill bits, 51, 52, 330 drill motor, 51, 330 drill press, 52, 271, 330 dual in-line pin (DIP) package, 88, 89 Dual Lock (3M), 349, 351
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