Translate schematic diagrams into today's cutting-edge
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.
- 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
Chapter 2. Block Diagrams
Current and Signal Paths
Chapter 3. Component Symbols
Resistors and Potentiometers
Inductors and Transformers
Plugs, Jacks, and Outlets
Diodes and Transistors
Cells and Batteries
Wires and Cables
Grounds and Antennas
Chapter 4. Simple Circuits
Troubleshooting with Schematics
Other Forms of Designation
Chapter 5. Complex Circuits
Identifying the Building Blocks
Analyzing Large Schematics
Getting Comfortable with Large Schematics
Chapter 6. Pictorial Diagrams
APPENDIX A. Table of Symbols
APPENDIX B. Resistor Color Codes
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
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.
Yourself Electricity and Electronics has become a
classic in the field.
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