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wanted: A proper electronics manual

Discussion in 'Electronic Books' started by Thunderchild, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. Thunderchild

    Thunderchild New Member

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    Well I used in italy and did electronics at school were we had the privelage of having available to us what they called electronics manuals. These were 1000+ page books looking much like a dictionary (thin paper) and had absolutely EVERTHING you could want theory wise plus some chemistry and maths at the front. it had just everything conceivable I think the only thing not treated in detail was microcontrollers for obvious reasons. It was a no BS book it didn't tell you about electronics in a conversational way, you had to be familiar with the subject to use it and there were hardly any "working examples" it was just theory breif and to the point and very useful for refference.

    Basically if you didn't know a thing about electronics the book was useless because its not a dummies guide (yes we were allowed to use them at our state exam and out of 19 students guess how many could actually use it ?: 3 !)

    Where can I buy a similar book in the UK (in english of course !!)
     
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  2. ericgibbs

    ericgibbs Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    hi TC,

    The ref books I have found useful have been from Newnes.
    Amazon Books on line stock some of their books.


    Google Newnes reference books
     
  3. Thunderchild

    Thunderchild New Member

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    thanks eric
     
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  5. ericgibbs

    ericgibbs Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    There's this link if you need to keep costs down.
    Online books for reference: Newnes Practical EBooks & Reference materials Get computer science related books free-of-charge - programming, applications, networking, operating-systems, database, and so on
     
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    Horovitz and Hill - The Art of Electronics is a fairly invaluable book to have.
     
  7. Thunderchild

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    ericgibbs Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    Works for me OK.???
     
  9. Thunderchild

    Thunderchild New Member

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    well the PDF links won't work
     
  10. Gayan Soyza

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    In our class we were using RS components manual.A very good manual with coloured pictures. Baught under 10$, don't know whether it has an online version.
     
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    what sort of a manual is this ? I'm looking for concise electronics theory not a components book
     
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