Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Fourth Edition

by: Stan Gibilisco


Abstract: This updated resource shows how to interpret schematic diagrams—and design your own. Written by an experienced engineer, this easy-to-follow TAB guide shows, step-by-step, how to navigate the roadmaps of electronic circuits and systems. Filled with new illustrations and DIY examples, the book clearly explains how to understand and create high-precision electronics diagrams. You will discover how to identify parts and connections, interpret element ratings, and apply diagram-based information in your own projects. Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Fourth Edition, also contains valuable appendices covering symbols, resistor color codes, and parts suppliers. Up-to-date coverage includes: • Block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams • Resistors and capacitors • Inductors and transformers • Switches, relays, conductors, and cables • Diodes, transistors, op amps, and logic gates • Electron tubes, cells, and batteries • Voltage dividers and reducers • Simple and complex circuits • Breadboards and wire wrapping • Electronics troubleshooting • Digital electronics and functional circuits
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Title: Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Fourth Edition

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2018, 2014, 1991, 1983 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260031102

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Stan Gibilisco an electronics engineer, mathematician, and radio hobbyist, has authored numerous titles for the McGraw-Hill Demystified and Know-It-All series, along with dozens of other technical books and magazine articles. His work appears in several languages in countries throughout the world. Stan has been an active amateur radio operator since 1966, and currently holds the call sign W1GV.

Description: This updated resource shows how to interpret schematic diagrams—and design your own. Written by an experienced engineer, this easy-to-follow TAB guide shows, step-by-step, how to navigate the roadmaps of electronic circuits and systems. Filled with new illustrations and DIY examples, the book clearly explains how to understand and create high-precision electronics diagrams. You will discover how to identify parts and connections, interpret element ratings, and apply diagram-based information in your own projects. Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Fourth Edition, also contains valuable appendices covering symbols, resistor color codes, and parts suppliers. Up-to-date coverage includes: • Block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams • Resistors and capacitors • Inductors and transformers • Switches, relays, conductors, and cables • Diodes, transistors, op amps, and logic gates • Electron tubes, cells, and batteries • Voltage dividers and reducers • Simple and complex circuits • Breadboards and wire wrapping • Electronics troubleshooting • Digital electronics and functional circuits