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Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Third Edition, 3rd Edition by Stan Gibilisco

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6Let’s learn by doing

Earlier in this book, I mentioned a volume called Electricity Experiments You Can Do at Home. In this chapter, I’ve adapted a few of the experiments from that book along with layouts and schematics. You should find these activities entertaining and informative in their own right. As you go, you’ll “automatically” bolster your proficiency in reading and interpreting schematics. Let’s start with some setup details, including a parts list and the construction of a simple circuit-testing board. Then, if you want, you can do the experiments here. If you enjoy them, then you can buy Electricity Experiments You Can Do at Home and do a whole lot more!

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You don’t have to buy all the parts, build the breadboard, and do the experiments ...

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