Understand Electronics – Owen Bishop – 2nd Edition


In Understand , Owen Bishop covers the basics needed in all the main areas of electronics with a jargon-free, informative style, and numerous illustrations.

An essential book for the newcomer to electronics, this highly provides a thorough introduction to practical electronics and the basic principles of components and circuitry. Owen Bishop, a leading international electronics author, takes a step-by-step approach, employing the minimum of , to create a text that is ideal for the or enthusiast who has little previous of the subject area but wishes to find out more.

The new edition has been thoroughly updated throughout, with many new illustrations and coverage of recent advances in electronics, including a chapter on microcontrollers – the simple programmable that are transforming electronics work. A new section on test equipment reinforces the practical emphasis of the book.

Table of Contents

-Electrons and electricity
-E.M.F. and potential
-Simple circuits
-Semiconductor circuits
-Power control circuits
-Sensors and transducers
-Optoelectronic sensors
-Light sources and displays
-Test equipment
-From components to circuits
-Oscillating circuits
-Amplifying circuits
-Operational amplifiers
-Logic circuits
-Audio electronics
-Medical electronics
-Electronics in industry;
-Electronics and the future
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