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
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.
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