Electronics Explained,
Edition 2 Fundamentals for Engineers, Technicians, and Makers
By Louis E. Frenzel

Publication Date: 01 Jun 2017

Electronics Explained, Second Edition, takes a systems based approach to the fundamentals of electronics, covering the different types of electronic circuits, how they work, and how they fit together to create modern electronic equipment, enabling you to apply, use, select, operate and discuss common electronic products and systems.

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

Key Features

  • 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
About the author
By Louis E. Frenzel, Technology Editor, Electronic Design, Austin, TX, USA
Table of Contents

1. Learning about Electronics for Your Own Good2. Electronic Concepts: More Interesting Than You Think3. The Systems versus Components View of Electronics4. Electronic Circuits: Linear/Analog5. Electronic Circuits: Digital6. How Microcomputers Work7. Radio/Wireless8. Cell Phones9. Networking: Wired and Wireless10. Audio Electronics11. Video Technology12. Industrial Control13. Software, Programming and Electronics14. SolderingAppendix A: ReferencesAppendix B: Parts ListAppendix C: learning ResourcesIndex

Book details
ISBN: 9780128116418
Page Count: 400
Retail Price : £35.95
  • Sinclair, Electronics Simplified, 3e, Newnes, 2011, 9780080970639, $29.95
  • Brindley, Starting Electronics, 4e, Newnes, 2011, 9780080969923, $32.95
  • Wilson, Model-Based Engineering for Complex Electronic Systems, Newnes, 2013, 9780123850850, $89.95

Undergraduate students in engineering and other technical areas; Electronics hobbyists, enthusiasts, technical managers, Engineers from disciplines other than electrical