Best Circuit Design Books
Here you will get Best Circuit Design Books For you.This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
1. The Art of Electronics
Author: by Paul Horowitz
Cambridge University Press
At long last, here is the thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the hugely successful The Art of Electronics. It is widely accepted as the best single authoritative book on electronic circuit design. In addition to new or enhanced coverage of many topics, the third edition includes 90 oscilloscope screenshots illustrating the behavior of working circuits, dozens of graphs giving highly useful measured data of the sort that is often buried or omitted in datasheets but which you need when designing circuits, and 80 tables (listing some 1650 active components), enabling intelligent choice of circuit components by listing essential characteristics (both specified and measured) of available parts.
The new Art of Electronics retains the feeling of informality and easy access that helped make the earlier editions so successful and popular. It is an indispensable reference and the gold standard for anyone, student or researcher, professional or amateur, who works with electronic circuits.
2. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition
Author: by Michael Geier
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 2nd edition (October 22, 2015)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. A Fully Revised Guide to Electronics Troubleshooting and RepairRepair all kinds of electrical products, from modern digital gadgets to analog antiques, with help from this updated book.
How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic, Second Edition, offers expert insights, case studies, and step by step instruction from a lifelong electronics guru. Discover how to assemble your workbench, use the latest test equipment, zero in on and replace dead components, and handle reassembly.
Instructions for specific devices, including stereos, MP3 players, digital cameras, flat panel TVs, laptops, headsets, and mobile devices are also included in this do it yourself guide. Choose the proper tools and set up your workbenchEnsure personal safety and use proper eye and ear protectionUnderstand how electrical components work and why they failPerform preliminary diagnoses based on symptomsUse test equipment, including digital multimeters, ESR meters, frequencycounters, and oscilloscopesInterpret block, schematic, and pictorial diagramsDisassemble products and identify sectionsAnalyze circuits, locate faults, and replace dead partsRe establish connections and reassemble devices
3. Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery
Author: by Charles Platt
Published at: Make Community, LLC; 2nd edition (September 22, 2015)
“This is teaching at its best!” Hans Camenzind, inventor of the 555 timer (the world’s most successful integrated circuit).”A fabulous book: well written, well paced, fun, and informative. I also love the sense of humor. It’s very good at disarming the fear.And it’s gorgeous.
I’ll be recommending this book highly.” Tom Igoe, author of Physical Computing and Making Things Talk. A “magnificent and rewarding book…. Every step of this structured instruction is expertly illustrated with photos and crisp diagrams…. This really is the best way to learn.” Kevin Kelly, in Cool Tools.
The first edition of Make: Electronics established a new benchmark for introductory texts. This second edition enhances that learning experience. Using full color on every page, hundreds of photographs and diagrams convey concepts with unmatched clarity. Platt uses a hands on approach throughout.
You learn by building your own simple circuits. You begin by blowing a fuse or burning out an LED to demonstrate voltage, amperage, and electrical resistance. As it says on the cover, “Burn things out, mess things up that’s how you learn!”The hands on approach continues with basic switching circuits.
4. Cricut Explore Air 2: The DIY Guide for Beginners to Master the Explore Air 2 Machine with Step-by-Step Instructions, Complete Manual, and Project Ideas
Author: by Amanda Vinyl
Published at: Independently published (January 12, 2021)
NEW EDITION So you’ve just bought your Cricut Explore Air 2 and are feeling excited about opening it from the box and starting your DIY projects! It’s the revolutionary machine that has changed the way DIY crafts are done at home.
But, that means you’ll have to spend some time learning how to use it properly. Don’t let the learning process intimidate you! With Cricut Explore Air 2, you can quickly and easily learn how to use your Cricut machine, Design Space, and become a pro at making stunning DIY crafts with this incredible machine.
This guide will help you maximize the use of your Cricut machine and create crafts, projects, decor, and gifts that look like they were purchased right from the store! With this guide in your hands, you will: Discover how to use the Cricut Explore Air 2 machine so you can create the most impressive and stunning projects Learn how to use Design Space and stop wasting time trying to find your files or designs Become a Cricut pro after reading and studying how to use, maintain, and clean your machine Design stunning and impressive projects and DIY crafts with easy instructions and ideas Fix any issues with your machine through troubleshooting techniques and other tips and tricks Find the best tools and materials to work with while using your Cricut Explore Air 2 machine Start your own small business selling the projects and crafts you’ve created with your Cricut machine And Much More!
5. Electrical Engineering 101: Everything You Should Have Learned in School…but Probably Didn't
Author: by Darren Ashby
Published at: Newnes; 3rd edition (September 9, 2011)
Electrical Engineering 101 covers the basic theory and practice of electronics, starting by answering the question “What is electricity?” It goes on to explain the fundamental principles and components, relating them constantly to real-world examples. Sections on tools and troubleshooting give engineers deeper understanding and the know-how to create and maintain their own electronic design projects.
Unlike other books that simply describe electronics and provide step-by-step build instructions, EE101 delves into how and why electricity and electronics work, giving the reader the tools to take their electronics education to the next level. It is written in a down-to-earth style and explains jargon, technical terms and schematics as they arise.
The author builds a genuine understanding of the fundamentals and shows how they can be applied to a range of engineering problems. This third edition includes more real-world examples and a glossary of formulae. It contains new coverage of: MicrocontrollersFPGAsClasses of componentsMemory (RAM, ROM, etc.
6. Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, Transistors
Author: by Charles Platt
Published at: Make Community, LLC; 1st edition (November 20, 2012)
Want to know how to use an electronic component? This first book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projectscomplete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You’ll learn what each one does, how it works, why it’s useful, and what variants exist.
No matter how much you know about electronics, you’ll find fascinating details you’ve never come across before. Convenient, concise, well-organized, and precisePerfect for teachers, hobbyists, engineers, and students of all ages, this reference puts reliable, fact-checked information right at your fingertipswhether you’re refreshing your memory or exploring a component for the first time.
Beginners will quickly grasp important concepts, and more experienced users will find the specific details their projects require. Unique: the first and only encyclopedia set on electronic components, distilled into three separate volumesIncredibly detailed: includes information distilled from hundreds of sourcesEasy to browse: parts are clearly organized by component typeAuthoritative: fact-checked by expert advisors to ensure that the information is both current and accurateReliable: a more consistent source of information than online sources, product datasheets, and manufacturer’s tutorialsInstructive: each component description provides details about substitutions, common problems, and workaroundsComprehensive: Volume 1 covers power, electromagnetism, and discrete semi-conductors; Volume 2 includes integrated circuits, and light and sound sources; Volume 3 covers a range of sensing devices.
7. Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 2: LEDs, LCDs, Audio, Thyristors, Digital Logic, and Amplification
Author: by Charles Platt
Published at: Make Community, LLC; 1st edition (December 23, 2014)
Want to know how to use an electronic component? This second book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects-complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You’ll learn what each one does, how it works, why it’s useful, and what variants exist.
No matter how much you know about electronics, you’ll find fascinating details you’ve never come across before. Perfect for teachers, hobbyists, engineers, and students of all ages, this reference puts reliable, fact-checked information right at your fingertips-whether you’re refreshing your memory or exploring a component for the first time.
Beginners will quickly grasp important concepts, and more experienced users will find the specific details their projects require. Volume 2 covers signal processing, including LEDs, LCDs, audio, thyristors, digital logic, and amplification. Unique: the first and only encyclopedia set on electronic components, distilled into three separate volumesIncredibly detailed: includes information distilled from hundreds of sourcesEasy to browse: parts are clearly organized by component typeAuthoritative: fact-checked by expert advisors to ensure that the information is both current and accurateReliable: a more consistent source of information than online sources, product datasheets, and manufacturer’s tutorialsInstructive: each component description provides details about substitutions, common problems, and workaroundsComprehensive: Volume 1 covers power, electromagnetism, and discrete semiconductors; Volume 2 includes LEDs, LCDs, audio, thyristors, digital logic, and amplification; Volume 3 covers a range of sensing devices.
8. Arduino Cookbook: Recipes to Begin, Expand, and Enhance Your Projects
Author: by Michael Margolis
Published at: O'Reilly Media; 3rd edition (June 9, 2020)
Want to create devices that interact with the physical world? This cookbook is perfect for anyone who wants to experiment with the popular Arduino microcontroller and programming environment. You’ll find more than 200 tips and techniques for building a variety of objects and prototypes such as IoT solutions, environmental monitors, location and position-aware systems, and products that can respond to touch, sound, heat, and light.
Updated for the Arduino 1. 8 release, the recipes in this third edition include practical examples and guidance to help you begin, expand, and enhance your projects right awaywhether you’re an engineer, designer, artist, student, or hobbyist. Get up to speed on the Arduino board and essential software concepts quicklyLearn basic techniques for reading digital and analog signalsUse Arduino with a variety of popular input devices and sensorsDrive visual displays, generate sound, and control several types of motorsConnect Arduino to wired and wireless networksLearn techniques for handling time delays and time measurementApply advanced coding and memory-handling techniques
9. Understanding Cryptography: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners
Author: by Christof Paar
Published at: Springer; 1st ed. 2010 edition (December 10, 2009)
Cryptography is now ubiquitous moving beyond the traditional environments, such as government communications and banking systems, we see cryptographic techniques realized in Web browsers, e-mail programs, cell phones, manufacturing systems, embedded software, smart buildings, cars, and even medical implants. Today’s designers need a comprehensive understanding of applied cryptography.
After an introduction to cryptography and data security, the authors explain the main techniques in modern cryptography, with chapters addressing stream ciphers, the Data Encryption Standard (DES) and 3DES, the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), block ciphers, the RSA cryptosystem, public-key cryptosystems based on the discrete logarithm problem, elliptic-curve cryptography (ECC), digital signatures, hash functions, Message Authentication Codes (MACs), and methods for key establishment, including certificates and public-key infrastructure (PKI).
Throughout the book, the authors focus on communicating the essentials and keeping the mathematics to a minimum, and they move quickly from explaining the foundations to describing practical implementations, including recent topics such as lightweight ciphers for RFIDs and mobile devices, and current key-length recommendations.
10. Make: More Electronics: Journey Deep Into the World of Logic Chips, Amplifiers, Sensors, and Randomicity
Author: by Charles Platt
Published at: Make Community, LLC; 1st edition (June 3, 2014)
Want to learn even more about electronics in a fun, hands-on way? If you finished the projects in Make: Electronics, or if you’re already familiar with the material in that book, you’re ready for Make: More Electronics. Right away, you’ll start working on real projects, and you’ll explore all the key components and essential principles through the book’s collection of experiments.
You’ll build the circuits first, then learn the theory behind them! This book picks up where Make: Electronics left off: you’ll work with components like comparators, light sensors, higher-level logic chips, multiplexers, shift registers, encoders, decoders, and magnetic sensors. You’ll also learn about topics like audio amplification, randomicity, as well as positive and negative feedback.
With step-by-step instructions, and hundreds of color photographs and illustrations, this book will help you use – and understand – intermediate to advanced electronics concepts and techniques.
11. Make: Analog Synthesizers: Make Electronic Sounds the Synth-DIY Way
Author: by Ray Wilson
Published at: Make Community, LLC; 1st edition (June 11, 2013)
Dive hands-on into the tools, techniques, and information for making your own analog synthesizer. If you’re a musician or a hobbyist with experience in building electronic projects from kits or schematics, this do-it-yourself guide will walk you through the parts and schematics you need, and how to tailor them for your needs.
Author Ray Wilson shares his decades of experience in synth-DIY, including the popular Music From Outer Space (MFOS) website and analog synth community. At the end of the book, you’ll apply everything you’ve learned by building an analog synthesizer, using the MFOS Noise Toaster kit.
You’ll also learn what it takes to create synth-DIY electronic music studio. Get started in the fun and engaging hobby of synth-DIY without delay. With this book, you’ll learn:The differences between analog and digital synthesizersAnalog synthesizer building blocks, including VCOs, VCFs, VCAs, and LFOsHow to tool up for synth-DIY, including electronic instruments and suggestions for home-made equipmentFoundational circuits for amplification, biasing, and signal mixingHow to work with the MFOS Noise Toaster kitSetting up a synth-DIY electronic music studio on a budget
12. Troubleshooting Electronic Circuits: A Guide to Learning Analog Electronics
Author: by Ronald Quan
Published at: McGraw-Hill Education TAB; 1st edition (January 23, 2020)
Publisher’s Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Debug, Tweak and fine-tune your DIY electronics projects This hands-on guide shows, step by step, how to build, debug, and troubleshoot a wide range of analog electronic circuits.
Written by electronics guru Ronald Quan, Troubleshooting Electronic Circuits: A Guide to Learning Analog Circuits clearly explains proper debugging techniques as well as testing and modifying methods. In multiple chapters, poorly-conceived circuits are analyzed and improved. Inside, you will discover how to design or re-design high-quality circuits that are repeatable and manufacturable.
Coverage includes: An introduction to electronics troubleshooting Breadboards Power sources, batteries, battery holders, safety issues, and volt meters Basic electronic components Diodes, rectifiers, and Zener diodes Light emitting diodes (LEDs) Bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) Troubleshooting discrete circuits (simple transistor amplifiers) Analog integrated circuits, including amplifiers and voltage regulators Audio circuits Troubleshooting analog integrated circuits Ham radio circuits related to SDR Trimmer circuits, including the 555 chip and CMOS circuits
13. Arduino Workshop: A Hands-On Introduction with 65 Projects
Author: by John Boxall
Published at: No Starch Press; 1st edition (May 13, 2013)
The Arduino is a cheap, flexible, open source microcontroller platform designed to make it easy for hobbyists to use electronics in homemade projects. With an almost unlimited range of input and output add-ons, sensors, indicators, displays, motors, and more, the Arduino offers you countless ways to create devices that interact with the world around you.
In Arduino Workshop, you’ll learn how these add-ons work and how to integrate them into your own projects. You’ll start off with an overview of the Arduino system but quickly move on to coverage of various electronic components and concepts.
Hands-on projects throughout the book reinforce what you’ve learned and show you how to apply that knowledge. As your understanding grows, the projects increase in complexity and sophistication. Among the book’s 65 projects are useful devices like: A digital thermometer that charts temperature changes on an LCDA GPS logger that records data from your travels, which can be displayed on Google Maps A handy tester that lets you check the voltage of any single-cell battery A keypad-controlled lock that requires a secret code to openYou’ll also learn to build Arduino toys and games like: An electronic version of the classic six-sided die A binary quiz game that challenges your number conversion skills A motorized remote control tank with collision detection to keep it from crashingArduino Workshop will teach you the tricks and design principles of a master craftsman.
14. Digital Design and Computer Architecture
Author: by David Harris
Published at: Morgan Kaufmann; 2nd edition (August 7, 2012)
Digital Design and Computer Architecture, Second Edition, takes a unique and modern approach to digital design, introducing the reader to the fundamentals of digital logic and then showing step by step how to build a MIPS microprocessor in both Verilog and VHDL.
This new edition combines an engaging and humorous writing style with an updated and hands-on approach to digital design. It presents new content on I/O systems in the context of general purpose processors found in a PC as well as microcontrollers found almost everywhere.
Beginning with digital logic gates and progressing to the design of combinational and sequential circuits, the book uses these fundamental building blocks as the basis for the design of an actual MIPS processor. It provides practical examples of how to interface with peripherals using RS232, SPI, motor control, interrupts, wireless, and analog-to-digital conversion.
System Verilog and VHDL are integrated throughout the text in examples illustrating the methods and techniques for CAD-based circuit design. There are also additional exercises and new examples of parallel and advanced architectures, practical I/O applications, embedded systems, and heterogeneous computing, plus a new appendix on C programming to strengthen the connection between programming and processor architecture.
15. RF Circuit Design
Author: by Christopher Bowick
Published at: Newnes; 2nd edition (November 2, 2007)
It’s Back!New chapters, examples, and insights; all infused with the timeless concepts and theories that have helped RF engineers for the past 25 years! RF circuit design is now more important than ever as we find ourselves in an increasingly wireless world.
Radio is the backbone of today’s wireless industry with protocols such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, WiMax, and ZigBee. Most, if not all, mobile devices have an RF component and this book tells the reader how to design and integrate that component in a very practical fashion.
This book has been updated to include today’s integrated circuit (IC) and system-level design issues as well as keeping its classic “wire lead” material. Design Concepts and Tools Include The Basics: Wires, Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors Resonant Circuits: Resonance, Insertion Loss Filter Design: High-pass, Bandpass, Band-rejection Impedance Matching: The L Network, Smith Charts, Software Design Tools Transistors: Materials, Y Parameters, S Parameters Small Signal RF Amplifier: Transistor Biasing, Y Parameters, S Parameters RF Power Amplifiers: Automatic Shutdown Circuitry , Broadband Transformers, Practical Winding Hints RF Front-End: Architectures, Software-Defined Radios, ADC’s Effects RF Design Tools: Languages, Flow, Modeling Check out this book’s companion Web site at: for full-color Smith Charts and extra content!
16. Cricut: The Essential Guide for Beginners to Master the Cricut Explore Air 2 Machine, Learn How to Use Design Space, and Create Incredible DIY Crafts – Project Ideas Included!
Author: by Amanda Vinyl
Published at: Independently published (January 25, 2021)
NEW EDITION 555 Pages of Creativity! Whether you bought yourself a Cricut or received it as a holiday gift, we can bet you’re bubbling over with excitement to make your very first paper crafts or personalized gift. The Cricut machines have become one of the most essential tools DIY crafters must have in their craft rooms.
They create stunning and incredible crafts and projects – there’s just one problem. It takes a little while to learn how to use it. What if there was a way to quickly and easily learn how to use your Cricut machine so you can start making your projects faster with a professional gloss to them?
This guide is the answer every new Cricut owner has been searching for! From opening the box to setting up your Cricut for the first time to completing your very first project with Design Space, this guide has it all.
With this guide in your hands, you will: Learn the basics of the Cricut including how it works, how to set it up, how to maintain it, and how to troubleshoot issues Discover how to effectively use Design Space and navigate the platform to maximize its performance Create stunning and impressive projects, crafts, home decor, and personalized gifts with your Cricut Become part of the Cricut community and share ideas and projects with other DIY crafters Impress your friends and family with the beautiful projects and gifts you can create right in your own home Be inspired by the number of project ideas included in this guide with step-by-step instructions Become a Cricut master faster after reading and studying the tips and tricks in this book And Much More!