Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius


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Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius is a complete electronics course in just 225 pages.

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A great introduction for the electronics neophyte ! Features everything an electronic hobbyist could want to learn about circuits and circuit design, Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius makes it fun to achieve genuine mastery, one simple lesson at a time.

Author: Dave Cutcher
225 pages, 8-1/2" x 11" Softcover

Table of Contents

Part I Components

Section One: Components

Lesson 1: Inventory of Parts Used in Part I
Lesson 2: Major Equipment
Lesson 3: Your First Circuit

Section Two: Resist if You Must

Lesson 4: Reading Resistors
Lesson 5: The Effect Resistors Have on a Circuit
Lesson 6: The Potentiometer
Lesson 7: Light-Dependent Resistors

Section Three: More Components and Semiconductors

Lesson 8: Capacitors and Push-Buttons
Lesson 9: Introducing Transistors
Lesson 10: The PNP Transistor
Lesson 11: Your First Project: The Automatic Night Light
Lesson 12: Specialized Transistors – The SCR

Part II Introducing Digital Electronics

Section Four: Digital Logic

Lesson 13: A Spoiled Billionaire
Lesson 14: The Basic Digital Logic Gates
Lesson 15: Integrated Circuits CMOS ICs

Section Five: The First NAND Gate Circuit

Lesson 16: Building the First NAND Gate Circuit
Lesson 17: Testing the Input at Test Point 1
Lesson 18: Test point 2 – The NAND Gate Processor at Work
Lesson 19: Test point 3 – Introducing the Resistor Capacitor Circuit
Lesson 20: Test point 4 – The Inputs are Switches

Section Six: Analog Switches for Digital Circuits

Lesson 21: Understanding Voltage Dividers
Lesson 22: Create a Light-Sensitive Switch
Lesson 23: The Touch Switch

Section Seven: The NAND Gate Oscillator -Knowledge, Design, Control

Lesson 24: Building the NAND Gate Oscillator
Lesson 25: Understanding the NAND Gate Oscillator
Lesson 26: Controlling the Flash Rate
Lesson 27: Create a Sound Output and Annoy the Person Next to You!
Lesson 28: Introducing the Oscilloscope
Lesson 29: Using a Transistor to Amplify the Output

Section Eight: Digital Logic Design

Lesson 30: System Design
Lesson 31: Consider What is Realistic

Section Nine: Digital Logic Application

Lesson 32: Building Your Project

Part III: Counting Systems in Electronics

Section Ten: Introducing an Analog-to-Digital Converter

Lesson 33: Introducing Possibilities – Electronics That Count
Lesson 34: RC1 – Creating the Switch
Lesson 35: Introducing the 4046 Voltage-Controlled Oscillator

Section Eleven: The 4017 Walking Ring Counter

Lesson 36: Introducing the Walking Ring 4017 Decade Counter
Lesson 37: Understanding the Clock Signal and the 4017
Lesson 38: Controlling the Count by Using Reset and Enable

Section Twelve: Running a Seven-Segment Display

Lesson 39: Introducing the Seven-Segment Display
Lesson 40: Control the Seven-Segment Display Using the 4511 BCD
Lesson 41: Decimal to Binary – the 4516
Lesson 42: Automatic Display Fade-Out

Section Thirteen: Define, Design, and Make Your own Project

Lesson 43: Defining and Designing Your Project
Lesson 44: Your Project: if you can define it, you can make it

Part IV: Amplifier Introduced and Applied

Section Fourteen: What is an Amplifier?

Lesson 45: Transistors as Amplifiers and Defining Current
Lesson 46: Defining Work, Force, and Power
Lesson 47: What do I Have to Gain?
Lesson 48: The World is Analog, so Analog is the World

Section Fifteen: Exploring the Op Amp

Lesson 49: Alternating Current Compared with Direct Current
Lesson 50: AC in a DC Environment
Lesson 51: Comparing Inputs and Audio Coupling
Lesson 52: Using Feedback to Control the Gain

Section Sixteen: Applying the Op Amp; Building the Intercom

Lesson 53: Building a Power Amplifier Controlled by an Op Amp
Lesson 54: Using the Speaker as a Microphone
Lesson 55: Introducing Transformers and Putting it all Together

Section Seventeen: Putting it All Together

Lesson 56: Switching to the Two-Way Door Phone
Lesson 57: Assembli

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