Electronics For Dummies

Author: Dickon Ross,Cathleen Shamieh,Gordon McComb

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470663588

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 380

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Do you dream of wiring up a flashing LED, experimenting with infrared detectors, or building a walking-talking robot from scratch? Do you want to understand what capacitors, oscilloscopes and transistors actually do? Then look no further! Electronics For Dummies, UK Editioncovers everything from understanding the technology behind day-to-day gadgets, to reading a schematic, getting to grips with multimeters, and devising projects that are both useful and fun. With UK-specific information on where to purchase components for your workbench and the most useful websites and resources, this essential guide will get you up, running, and switched on in no time. Electronics For Dummies, UK Edition includes: Part I: Understanding The Fundamentals of Electronics Chapter 1: What is Electronics and What Can It Do For You? Chapter 2: Moving Electrons to Make Something Happen Chapter 3: Meeting Up with Resistance Chapter 4: Getting a Charge Out of Capacitors Chapter 5: Curling Up With Coils and Crystals Chapter 6: The Wide World of Semiconductors Chapter 7: Packing Parts Together on Integrated Circuits Chapter 8: Rounding Out Your Parts List Part II: Getting Your Hands Dirty Chapter 9: Setting Up Shop and Ensuring Your Safety Chapter 10: Reading Schematics Chapter 11: Constructing Circuits Chapter 12: Measuring and Analysing Circuits Part III: Putting Theory Into Practice Chapter 13: Exploring Some Learning Circuits Chapter 14: Great Projects You Can Build in 30 Minutes or Less Chapter 15: Cool Robot Projects to Amaze Your Friends and Family Part IV: The Part of Tens Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Terrific Tips to Help You Succeed Chapter 17: Ten Great Electronics Parts Sources Chapter 18: Ten Electronics Formulas You Should Know Appendix: Internet Resources Getting Up to Speed with Tutorials and General Information Figuring Things Out with Calculators Surfing for Circuits Asking Questions in Discussion Forums Getting Things Surplus

Electronics For Kids For Dummies

Author: Cathleen Shamieh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119215714

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 352

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The easy way for kids to get started with electronics If your youngster likes to tinker, Electronics For Kids For Dummies is here to teach them the core concepts of electronics in a fun and engaging way. Written in a language elementary-to-middle-school-aged kids can understand, it's packed with full-color photos, easy-to-follow instructions, simple examples, and 13 cool projects that will boost your child's confidence while instilling valuable electronics lessons. Written by an experienced engineer who authored Electronics For Dummies, this friendly guide shows children the right way to learn about this exciting—but potentially dangerous—field. From making their very own LED flashlight and basic radio to building a smart nightlight and making an LED blink, Electronics For Kids For Dummies walks young readers through 13 projects that are easy to accomplish—and, most importantly, fun! Plus, the full-color design is heavy on eye-catching graphics and the format is focused on the steps to completing a project, making it approachable for any youngster with an interest in exploring the electrifying world of electronics. Introduces kids to the basics of electronics Includes 13 projects that promote your kid's sense of achievement Features larger print to make the material less intimidating and easier to navigate Covers tools and safety measures to ensure your child's safety Spark your child's interest in the shockingly exciting field of electronics with Electronics For Kids For Dummies!

Elektronik für Dummies

Author: Gerd Weichhaus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527821902

Category: House & Home

Page: 434

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Suchen Sie einen einfachen Einstieg in die Elektronik? Dann sind Sie hier richtig. In diesem Buch werden zunächst die wichtigsten Utensilien und Werkzeuge aufgeführt, die Sie zur Ausübung Ihres neuen Hobbys brauchen. Nebenher erfahren Sie gleich am Anfang, welche Funktionen die verschiedenen elektronischen Bauteile haben und wie Sie sie beim Basteln und Experimentieren einsetzen. Von der Theorie wird nur das Nötigste vermittelt. Schnell geht es an die Praxis: Schritt für Schritt bauen Sie einfache elektronische Schaltungen auf, deren Komplexität im Verlaufe des Buches zunimmt. Und am Schluss kommt die Kür: Bauen Sie eine Zeitschaltung, ein Lauflicht oder eine Sprechanlage! Lehnen Sie sich zufrieden zurück und betrachten Sie Ihr Werk! Und genießen Sie Ihren Wissenszuwachs!

Make: Elektronik

Author: Charles Platt

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897216019

Category: Electronic books

Page: 327

View: 5618

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Mochtest du Elektronik-Grundwissen auf eine unterhaltsame und geschmeidige Weise lernen? Mit Make: Elektronik tauchst du sofort in die faszinierende Welt der Elektronik ein. Entdecke die Elektronik und verstehe ihre Gesetze durch beeindruckende Experimente: Zuerst baust du etwas zusammen, dann erst kommt die Theorie. Vom Einfachen zum Komplexen: Du beginnst mit einfachen Anwendungen und gehst dann zugig uber zu immer komplexeren Projekten: vom einfachen Schaltkreis zum Integrierten Schaltkreis (IC), vom simplen Alarmsignal zum programmierbaren Mikrocontroller. Schritt-fur-Schritt-Anleitungen und uber 500 farbige Abbildungen und Fotos helfen dir dabei, Elektronik einzusetzen -- und zu verstehen.

Arduino für Dummies

Author: John Nussey,Gerhard Franken

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 456

View: 9169

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Vom Hobbybastler zum großen Entwickler und Künstler Sie wollen Ihrer Kreativität mit dem Arduino freien Lauf lassen, brauchen aber noch Hintergrundwissen? John Nussey und Gerhard Franken führen Sie Schritt für Schritt in die Nutzung des Arduino ein: Sie lernen die Komponenten Ihres Arduino–Boards kennen, erfahren, wie Sie die Software installieren und mit dem ersten Sketch LEDs blinken lassen. Nützliche Werkzeuge wie Steckplatine und Multimeter werden vorgestellt, das Wichtigste zur Elektrizität und zum Löten wird erläutert. Komplexere Schaltungen und Projekte können Sie anhand der vorhandenen Beispielsketche gleich umsetzen. Bald steht der Realisierung Ihrer eigenen Ideen nichts mehr im Wege.

Electronics For Dummies

Author: Dickon Ross,Cathleen Shamieh,Gordon McComb

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470664346

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 7743

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Do you dream of wiring up a flashing LED, experimenting with infrared detectors, or building a walking-talking robot from scratch? Do you want to understand what capacitors, oscilloscopes and transistors actually do? Then look no further! Electronics For Dummies, UK Editioncovers everything from understanding the technology behind day-to-day gadgets, to reading a schematic, getting to grips with multimeters, and devising projects that are both useful and fun. With UK-specific information on where to purchase components for your workbench and the most useful websites and resources, this essential guide will get you up, running, and switched on in no time. Electronics For Dummies, UK Edition includes: Part I: Understanding The Fundamentals of Electronics Chapter 1: What is Electronics and What Can It Do For You? Chapter 2: Moving Electrons to Make Something Happen Chapter 3: Meeting Up with Resistance Chapter 4: Getting a Charge Out of Capacitors Chapter 5: Curling Up With Coils and Crystals Chapter 6: The Wide World of Semiconductors Chapter 7: Packing Parts Together on Integrated Circuits Chapter 8: Rounding Out Your Parts List Part II: Getting Your Hands Dirty Chapter 9: Setting Up Shop and Ensuring Your Safety Chapter 10: Reading Schematics Chapter 11: Constructing Circuits Chapter 12: Measuring and Analysing Circuits Part III: Putting Theory Into Practice Chapter 13: Exploring Some Learning Circuits Chapter 14: Great Projects You Can Build in 30 Minutes or Less Chapter 15: Cool Robot Projects to Amaze Your Friends and Family Part IV: The Part of Tens Chapter 16: Ten (Or So) Terrific Tips to Help You Succeed Chapter 17: Ten Great Electronics Parts Sources Chapter 18: Ten Electronics Formulas You Should Know Appendix: Internet Resources Getting Up to Speed with Tutorials and General Information Figuring Things Out with Calculators Surfing for Circuits Asking Questions in Discussion Forums Getting Things Surplus

Electronics Projects For Dummies

Author: Earl Boysen,Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118044025

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

View: 7831

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These projects are fun to build and fun to use Make lights dance to music, play with radio remote control, or build your own metal detector Who says the Science Fair has to end? If you love building gadgets, this book belongs on your radar. Here are complete directions for building ten cool creations that involve light, sound, or vibrations -- a weird microphone, remote control gizmos, talking toys, and more, with full parts and tools lists, safety guidelines, and wiring schematics. Check out ten cool electronics projects, including * Chapter 8 -- Surfing the Radio Waves (how to make your own radio) * Chapter 9 -- Scary Pumpkins (crazy Halloween decorations that have sound, light, and movement) * Chapter 12 -- Hitting Paydirt with an Electronic Metal Detector (a project that can pay for itself) Discover how to * Handle electronic components safely * Read a circuit diagram * Troubleshoot circuits with a multimeter * Build light-activated gadgets * Set up a motion detector * Transform electromagnetic waves into sound Companion Web site * Go to www.dummies.com/go/electronicsprojectsfd * Explore new projects with other electronics hobbyists * Find additional information and project opportunities

Electronics All-in-One For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118159286

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 864

View: 5849

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Take your electronics skills to the next level! If you're looking for a solitary resource that covers everything you need to know about electronics, then look no further. This friendly-and-straightforward guide introduces the basics of electronics and enhances your learning experience by debunking and explaining concepts such as circuits, analog and digital, schematics, voltage, safety concerns, and more. Packed with nearly 900 pages of detailed information, this book shows you how to develop your own breadboard, design your own circuit, and get savvy with schematics. Covers the basics of electronics and demystifies a variety of electronics concepts Encourages you to dive in and design a variety of fun and interesting entertainment, electronics, mobile, and automotive projects Offers troubleshooting advice for common electronics challenges Reviews circuits, schematics, voltage, safety concerns, and much more So, get plugged in and start your next electronics project today with this book by your side!

Electronics All-in-One For Dummies - UK

Author: Dickon Ross,Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118589718

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 840

View: 1489

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Your one-stop UK shop for clear, concise explanations to all the important concepts in electronics and tons of direction for building simple, fun electronic projects. The 8 mini-books in this 1 volume include: Getting Started with Electronics Working with Basic Components Working with Integrated Circuits Getting into Alternating Current Working with Radio and Infrared Doing Digital Electronics Working with Basic Stamp Processors Building Special Effects With nearly 900 pages of instruction, Electronics All-in-One For Dummies, UK Edition covers all the bases and provides a fascinating hands-on exploration of electronics.

DJing For Dummies

Author: John Steventon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118937260

Category: Music

Page: 432

View: 9296

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DJ like a pro—without skipping a beat The bestselling guide to spinning and scratching is back! Ifyou've ever spent hours in your bedroom with two turntables and anearful of tracks that sound off-beat or out of key, DJing ForDummies is the go-to guide for taking your skills to the nextlevel. Inside, John Steventon, a successful club DJ, walks youthrough the basics of mixing, the techniques and tricks you need tocreate your own DJ style and how to make DJing work for you. Covering both digital and old-school vinyl-based instruction,this guide covers all the latest DJ technology, equipment andsoftware so you can get mixing and stay one step ahead of thecrowd. Brimming with expert advice and easy-to-follow explanations,the information in DJing For Dummies gives you everythingyou need to build a foolproof set and play to a live crowd. Nail down the basics and build on existing skills Sort through the latest equipment and technology Have a go at crossfading, beatmatching and scratching Mix tracks seamlessly to sound like a pro If you're new to the game or looking to step up your skills andgraduate to club work, DJing For Dummies has youcovered.

Business Networking For Dummies

Author: Stefan Thomas

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118833341

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 1512

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Grow your business, build your career, find more customers, andbuild a valuable support network of likeminded business people. Networking is a crucial skill for all professionals and businessowners. Quite simply, it’s a fast and effective way to buildyour business or career - and excellent networking skills will setyou apart from the competition. Business Networking ForDummies shows you how to get the most out of networking -both online and offline. With Business Networking ForDummies, you’ll learn to: Use business networking to grow and develop your business Find the right platform or platforms to build your own networkand ‘assemble your crowd’ Pitch yourself and your business with confidence Get the most out of face-to-face networking events - includingvaluable tips on presentation skills and sound bites! Join up your ‘real life’ and online networking Measure your networking success Follow up with new contacts successfully “This is a cornerstone book for anyone involved in runninga smaller business and wishing to deploy networking as an enquirysource. It is clear, concise and provides a complete education forsucceeding in, what is for some, a difficult environment." Ben Kench, Leading UK sales trainer and business growthspecialist "I’ve read this entire book from start to finish and soshould you because, when you know what you’re doing, businessnetworking does work, and by following the blueprint thatStef has set down for you: first you’ll learn, thenyou’ll earn.” Brad Burton, Managing Director, 4Networking Ltd.

British Politics For Dummies

Author: Julian Knight,Michael Pattison

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118971523

Category: Political Science

Page: 424

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Your updated and revised guide to British politics So, you want to be knowledgeable about British politics butdon't know where to start? You've come to the right place!British Politics For Dummies is your essential guide tounderstanding even the trickiest questions surrounding politics inthe UK. In no time, you'll have the confidence to discuss the insand outs of past and present elections, political leaders, partiesand ideologies. Packed with understandable information on the origins, historyand structure of the UK parliamentary system, British PoliticsFor Dummies offers a fascinating glimpse into the rollercoasterworld of politics. Explaining everything from key politicalideologies and the spread of democracy to the current electionprocess and the differences between political parties, thishands-on, friendly guide is an ideal companion to British politicsand elections. Includes expanded coverage of coalition governments, devolutionand independence efforts Provides updated information on UKIP and Britain's place inEurope Serves as a helpful guide to elections and British politicalparties—electoral systems, voting behaviour and trends andthe role of pressure groups and the media Offers a fascinating examination of British politics on theworld stage Whether you want to get to grips with British politics andgovernment or build your knowledge beyond the basics, this updatededition of British Politics For Dummies is the placeto start.

Mindfulness at Work For Dummies

Author: Shamash Alidina,Juliet Adams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118727975

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 400

View: 3753

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Master your mind, manage stress and boost yourproductivity! Mindfulness at Work For Dummies provides essential guidancefor employees at all levels of an organization who areseeking more focus and clarity in their work. Itexplains how mindfulness can help employers wishing toimplement mindful practices into the workplace, and providesleaders and mentors within an organization with the tools they needto become more effective leaders and coaches. The audiodownload contains guided mindfulness exercises andmeditations suited to workplace scenarios, a core feature ofmindfulness programmes. Mindfulness at Work For Dummies includes: An introduction to mindfulness, and how it can help improveworking behaviour An explanation of how the brain retains new mindfulworking patterns… with a bit of practice! Useful tips on incorporating mindfulness into your workingday How organisations can benefit from implementing mindfulapproaches to work Guidance for leaders on how mindfulness can help develop theirleadership qualities

Project Management Checklists For Dummies

Author: Nick Graham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118931416

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

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Your must-have tool for perfect project management Want to take your career to the next level and be a master ofplanning, organising, motivating and controlling resources to meetyour goals? This easy-to-use guide has you covered! ProjectManagement Checklists For Dummies takes the intimidation out ofproject management, and shows you step by step how to use rigorousself-check questions to save significant time—andheadaches—in managing your projects effectively. Project Management Checklists For Dummies gives you to-dolists, hands-on checklists and helpful guidance for managing everyphase of a project from start to finish. Before you know it, you'llbe a star project manager as you organise, estimate and scheduleprojects in today's time-crunched, cost-conscious global businessenvironment. Includes useful to-do lists and checklists to ensure all thenecessary steps are completed Offers simple exercises to help clarify needs and requirementsalong the way Provides templates to complete, which can also be downloadedfrom Dummies.com and customised to suit your uniquerequirements Supplies hints and tips to help you along the way If you're a project manager—or any professional chargedwith managing a project and wondering where tostart—Project Management Checklists For Dummies isyour ready-made tool for success.

TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies

Author: Michelle M. Maxom

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118764242

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 8734

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Instant English lessons – learn in a flash! TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies is a ready-made coursemanual for TEFL teachers. With fully fleshed-out lessons,activities, tools, games, and resources, this book contains what isessentially an instant TEFL course. Use the ready-made materialsdirectly in the classroom, or follow along with the detailedplanning models and frameworks to grow your skills while designingyour own lesson plans more effectively. The book includes access toonline materials you can print for use in class, and the lessonscan be used with or without the aid of technology in the classroom.You'll find expert advice on teaching all age levels and classsizes, including ideas for taking the lessons out into theworld. Many EFL/ESL teachers have little or no experience, and may haveonly been in the profession for a limited time. TEFL LessonPlans For Dummies saves the day with materials, ideas, andactivities that can be implemented quickly and easily, makinglessons more productive and fun. From quick exercises tolarger-scale plans, this book contains hundreds of ways to helpyour students become more proficient English speakers. Implement expertly-designed planning models with step-by-stepadvice Teach lessons designed for students of all ages and classes ofall sizes Integrate technology when it's available, or do without it whenit's not Move your lessons outside of the classroom for deeperimmersion Whether you're taking a TEFL training course, about to head outon your first job, or a veteran of the field, this book providesyou with the tools you will need to get things moving in class. Ifyou're looking to cut down on planning time without sacrificingstudent engagement, TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies is theclassroom-ready resource you need.

Nanotechnologie für Dummies

Author: Richard D. Booker,Earl Boysen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527801898

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 286

View: 3817

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Ob in der Chemie, Physik, Biologie, Medizin, Pharmazie oder den Materialwissenschaften: Die Nanotechnologie ist überall vertreten und gilt als Forschungsfeld der Zukunft. Schon heute verstecken sich in unserem Alltag viele nanotechnologische Anwendungen und ihre Zahl wächst ständig. Dank »Nanotechnologie für Dummies« erfahren Sie, wie Nanomaterialien erforscht und genutzt werden, welche Anwendungen in Zukunft möglich sein könnten und wie sogar die Umwelt von der Nanotechnologie profitieren kann. Die Autoren erläutern dabei alles leicht verständlich und lassen auch mögliche Risiken nicht außen vor. So lernen Sie alles, was Sie über dieses Trendthema wissen sollten.

Electronics for Artists

Adding Light, Motion, and Sound to Your Artwork

Author: Simon Quellen Field

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1613730144

Category: Art

Page: 256

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Not all artists want to create static, unilluminated works to hang on a wall, and with Electronics for Artists, they don't have to. With today's modern technology-LEDs, servo motors, motion sensors, speakers, and more-artwork can incorporate elements of light, sound, and motion for dramatic effects. Author and educator Simon Quellen Field has developed a primer for creative individuals looking for new ways to express themselves though electronically enhanced art. Following step-by-step examples of basic circuitry and programming, even a novice reader will develop the skills necessary to enhance their works. Demonstration projects then give artists a chance to build and program a more efficient light dimmer, randomly flashing LEDs using an integrated circuit, a controlled servo motor, and more. The book even includes art projects to try, include a bouquet of glowing flowers; an LED metronome; a talking computer; Cecil, a sensile robot; and Rover, a simple wheeled robot. A variety of artistic works created by Field's students and based on these open-ended lessons are also included to provide creative sparks for the readers. For those interested in programming their circuits, Field explores the basics of Energia, a free software package, and provides simple programs to create flashing light patterns, computer controlled motors, and LCD text displays. Simon Field is the author of Why Is Milk White?, Culinary Reactions, Why There's Antifreeze in Your Toothpaste, and Gonzo Gizmos, and is the creator of the popular Web site www.scitoys.com.

Digitales Marketing für Dummies

Author: Ryan Deiss,Russ Henneberry

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527812466

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 6753

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Als Unternehmen kommt man kaum noch um digitales Marketing herum. Jedoch fehlt es vielen Marketingabteilungen an Know-how. Da kommen neue Herausforderungen auf die Kollegen zu: Auf welchen Social-Media-Plattformen sollte mein Unternehmen aktiv sein? Wie komme ich an Fans, Follower und Likes? Wie gestalte ich die Webseite und generiere Traffic? »Digitales Marketing für Dummies« beantwortet all diese Fragen. Außerdem stellen die Autoren verschiedene Analysetools vor, mit denen man seine Werbekampagnen prüfen und optimieren kann. So gerüstet, präsentieren Sie Ihr Unternehmen schon bald optimal im Web.