Tag Archives: electronics
Upgrading and Repairing PCs 19th ed., Scott Mueller, Que, 2010 1100 pages, with DVD videos.
Electrician’s Guide to Control and Monitoring Systems – Installation, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance, Albert F. Cutter, McGraw-Hill, 2010 Technicians will find this useful when working with relays, sensors, and controllers. There is not much new technology here. 200 pages.
How to Install Automotive Mobile Electronics, Jason Syner, Motorbooks, 2009 Here is a do-it-yourself guide to selecting and installing custom sound and navigation systems. It has many illustrations, but gives shallow coverage of the electronics and acoustics. A chapter shows … Continue reading
Got Sun? Go Solar – Harness Nature’s Free Energy to Heat and Power your Grid-tied Home, Rex A. Ewing, PixyJack, 2009 Here is a practical introduction to home solar power for do it yourself people, with no engineering degree needed. … Continue reading
The Battery – How Portable Power Sparked A Technological Revolution, Henry R. Schlesinger, Smithsonian Books, 2010 This is mostly a history of battery technology, but it ends with a discussion of future portable power sources including ultra-capacitors, bio and nano … Continue reading
Mind Performance Projects for the Evil Genius: 19 Brain-bending Bio Hacks, Brad Graham, McGraw-Hill 2010 This large format book will help you make a lie detector and study REM sleep, using simple components wired together on a breadboard.
Build your own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle / Seth Leitman, McGraw-Hill, 2009. Written for a technically competent reader, this book appears to cover your car project from soup to nuts (er, from planning through construction). 250 pages, with tables, schematics, … Continue reading
The Lineman’s and Cableman’s field manual 2nd ed. / Thomas M. Shoemaker, McGraw-Hill, 2009 If you work at the top of poles, you need to know all this information. Hardcover, 350 pages.
The Lineman’s and Cableman’s handbook 11th ed. / Thomas M. Shoemaker, McGraw-Hill, 2007 If you work at the top of poles, you need to know all this information. Hardcover, 750?? pages.