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

O'Shea, Audrey

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1. Auflage Dezember 2020
464 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-68368-1
John Wiley & Sons

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A straightforward demystification of electronics and the Internet of Things

A Geek Girl's Guide to Electronics and the Internet of Things breaks down and simplifies 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.

A Geek Girl's Guide to Electronics and the Internet of Things explores a wide range of topics including, among others:
* Ohm's and Watt's Law
* Series and Parallel Circuits
* Diodes, transistors, capacitors and relays
* Motors and Pulse with Modulation
* Using light to control electricity
* Photovoltaic Cells and Transducers
* Enhancing circuits with Arduino
* Connecting circuits to networks

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.

Audrey O'Shea 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.