This new edition has been updated to show the latest technological trends with added coverage of:
- Internet of Things (IoT)- Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology- Ethernet to 100 Gb/s- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other wireless technologies- 5G New Radio cellular standards- Microcontrollers and programming with the Arduino, BASIC Stamp and others
- Learn about the basic components of electronics such as resistors, capacitors, inductors, transformers, diodes, transistors, and integrated circuits- Discover different types of circuits, using the functional block diagram approach which makes it easy to understand their purpose and application- Get involved with Hands-On projects in each chapter, using components and ICs with the breadboarding socket
1. Learning about Electronics for Your Own Good 2. Electronic Concepts: More Interesting Than You Think 3. The Systems versus Components View of Electronics 4. Electronic Circuits: Linear/Analog 5. Electronic Circuits: Digital 6. How Microcomputers Work 7. Radio/Wireless 8. Cell Phones 9. Networking: Wired and Wireless 10. Audio Electronics 11. Video Technology 12. Industrial Control 13. Software, Programming and Electronics 14. Soldering Appendix A: References Appendix B: Parts List Appendix C: learning Resources
Louis E. Frenzel Jr. has been a Technology Editor with Electronic Design magazine since 2000 and covers the wireless, communications, and networking and test/measurement fields Lou has over 30 years of electronic industry experience as an engineer in the geophysical, aerospace and computer fields. Prior to joining ED he was a college professor teaching electronics and semiconductor manufacturing and working on several NSF grants. He holds bachelors and masters degrees and is author of 21 books on communications, computers and electronics.