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 Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, 3E

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Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, 3E

by Stan Gibilisco

Translate schematic diagrams into today's cutting-edge electronics

Navigate the roadmaps of simple electronic circuits and complex systems with help from an experienced engineer.

Find out how to identify parts and connections, decipher element ratings, and apply diagram-based information in your own projects.

With all-new art and demo circuits you can build, this hands-on, illustrated guide explains how to understand and create high-precision electronics diagrams.

Beginnerís Guide to Reading Schematics, Third Edition, also contains valuable appendices covering symbols and resistor color codes.

Featuring detailed coverage of:
  • Schematic, block, and pictorial diagrams
  • Resistors and capacitors
  • Inductors and transformers
  • Switches, conductors, and cables
  • Diodes, transistors, and logic gates
  • Electron tubes
  • Cells and batteries
  • Voltage dividers and reducers
  • Breadboards and wire wrapping
  • Electronics troubleshooting


Chapter 1. What's The Scheme

Block Diagrams
Schematic Symbology
Schematic Interconnections
Visual language

Chapter 2. Block Diagrams

Functional Drawings
Current and Signal Paths
Process Paths

Chapter 3. Component Symbols

Resistors and Potentiometers
Inductors and Transformers
Plugs, Jacks, and Outlets
Diodes and Transistors
Electron Tubes
Cells and Batteries
Wires and Cables
Grounds and Antennas
Integrated Circuits
Exotic Symbols

Chapter 4. Simple Circuits

Getting Started
Component Labeling
Troubleshooting with Schematics
Other Forms of Designation
Schematic/Block Combinations

Chapter 5. Complex Circuits

Identifying the Building Blocks
Analyzing Large Schematics
Page Breaks
Getting Comfortable with Large Schematics

Chapter 6. Pictorial Diagrams

General Pictorials
Breadboard Layouts
Circuit-Board Layouts
Three-Dimensional Drawings

APPENDIX A. Table of Symbols
APPENDIX B. Resistor Color Codes

About the Author:

Stan Gibilisco has authored or coauthored more than 50 books on physics, electronics, mathematics, and computing. He began his career as a radio-frequency design engineer, a technical writer, a magazine editor, and a wireless broadcast technician.

The American Library Association named Stanís McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (1995) as one of the ďBest References of 1996.Ē In addition to authoring several books in McGraw-Hillís Demystified series of home study guides, he has also written three books in the Know-It-All series for students who enjoy mathematics.

Gibiliscoís Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics has become a classic in the field.

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182 Pages


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