Want to learn the fundamentals of electronics in a fun, hands-onway? WithMake: Electronics, you'll start working on realprojects as soon as you crack open the book. Explore all of the keycomponents and essential principles through a series of fascinatingexperiments. You'll build the circuits first,thenlearn thetheory behind them!
Build working devices, from simple to complexYou'll start with the basics and then move on to more complicatedprojects. Go from switching circuits to integrated circuits, andfrom simple alarms to programmable microcontrollers. Step-by-stepinstructions and more than 500 full-color photographs andillustrations will help you use -- and understand -- electronicsconcepts and techniques.
Discover by breaking things: experiment with components andlearn from failure
Set up a tricked-out project space: make a work area at home,equipped with the tools and parts you'll need
Learn about key electronic components and their functionswithin a circuit
Create an intrusion alarm, holiday lights, wearable electronicjewelry, audio processors, a reflex tester, and a combinationlock
Build an autonomous robot cart that can sense its environmentand avoid obstacles
Get clear, easy-to-understand explanations of what you're doingand why