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A Geek Girl's Guide to Electronics and the Internet of Things


A Geek Girl's Guide to Electronics and the Internet of Things


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von: Audrey O'Shea

25,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 16.09.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781119683698
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 464

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<p><b>A straightforward demystification of electronics and the Internet of Things</b> </p> <p><i>A Geek Girl's Guide to Electronics and the Internet of Things </i>breaks down and<i> </i>simplifies<i> </i>electronics and the Internet of Things for the layperson. Written by a leading technical school instructor with a talent for bringing complex topics to everyday people, this book provides concrete examples and practical advice for anyone interested in building, repairing, or studying electronics and functional Internet of Things (IoT) devices. </p> <p><i>A Geek Girl’s Guide to Electronics and the Internet of Things</i> explores a wide range of topics including, among others: </p> <ul style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-size: medium; margin-top: 0in; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;" type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Ohm’s and Watt's Law  </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Series and Parallel Circuits </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Diodes, transistors, capacitors and relays  </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Motors and Pulse with Modulation </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Using light to control electricity </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Photovoltaic Cells and Transducers </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Enhancing circuits with Arduino </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">Connecting circuits to networks </li> </ul> <p>The distinguished author’s website includes videos to help you build and enhance projects, along with deeper information to enrich your learning.  Additionally, the book goes beyond theory and teaches readers how circuit components become IoT devices and provide the data that drive our modern world. The combination of hands-on activities and solid pedagogy ensures long-lasting retention of the material for everyone.  </p>
<p><b>Audrey O'Shea</b> is a professional educator. Her fascination with how things work began as a child and in high school she found herself as the only girl in what would now be called the electronics club. After a successful career in information technology, she turned to teaching and has taught courses in computer technology, electrical theory and practice for energy workers, general electronics, and other related fields. She holds a variety of computer industry certifications and is a member of the Phi-Kappa-Phi honor society, and active in helping young women prepare for STEM careers.
<p><b>Take charge of what powers our connected world</b> <p>Curious about electronics? Have an idea for a new gadget? Want to learn more about using Arduino? This is the book for you! <p>This easy-to-follow guide explains the essentials of basic electronics and the Internet of Things—how electronics and networking, programming, and computer security all mesh together. Beginning with simple circuits and switches, then moving on to more complex projects, this book shows you how to use the Arduino environment to create programs that will drive the electronic devices you create. You'll even learn how to control your projects securely over the Internet. Each new concept is illustrated with labs that empower you to discover first-hand how the concept works. <p>Whether you're considering a career in electronics or just find it a fascinating hobby, here's the place to start. <p><b>Learn more about</b> <ul> <li><b>Arduino Uno</b></li> <li><b>Watt's Law</b></li> <li><b>Series and parallel devices</b></li> <li><b>Diodes</b></li> <li><b>Transistors</b></li> <li><b>Capacitors</b></li> <li><b>Relays</b></li> <li><b>Fuses and circuit breakers</b></li> <li><b>Transducers</b></li> <li><b>Sources of electricity</b></li> <li><b>Transformers and power distribution</b></li> <li><b>Radio waves and tuned circuits</b></li> <li><b>Connecting your circuits to the cloud</b></li> </ul>

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