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Editorial Reviews. Review. "Who among us has not kept a cherished copy of AoE on our download The Art of Electronics: Read Books Reviews - “Wow. Chapter 5 details every circuit artifact that I've encountered in the past 30 years in a thorough, pragmatic, and straightforward way. My only 'twinge' is that. I recently acquired The art of electronics and I have discovered it really wasn't worth it, especially considering it doesn't seem like a self study.

This multitude of approaches has helped me grasp the fundamentals more firmly than other books. It also keeps an eye on practical applications. Sections on, say, power rectifiers or op amps or timers or debouncing circuits or whatever all show you many variations on a theme, with discussion of what you would want to use in which situations.

Also, if I'm speaking to anyone else like me, software engineers who want to know hardware, download all the books you can, but get an oscilloscope.

I waited far too long for this download. I wouldn't write code without a debugger; this is the hardware equivalent.

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It costs the same as a few big electronics books, and it's the difference between stumbling around a room in the dark and having illumination everywhere. I guess today you'd use electronic simulations on a computer rather than real components on bread-boards with real test equipment.

Perhaps some HNer is involved with this type of simulation software? I might be worth creating "labs" that can be used while reading tAoE? VLM on Jan 28, I think the best analogy I can give for doing electronic labs online is the way cisco certification tests were provided in a very limited simulation presumably using regex's to see if you get it "right" at least this is how it was a decade ago vs getting time at an actual router command line.

Its a different experience to do something real vs a simulation with pre-determined conclusions and situations. I don't think there really is anything that bad in all of program writing. What simulation is really good at is optimization. Its a useful skill but not the only one. Maybe a good programming analogy would be ripping all the "write a program" assignments out of a CS curriculum and replacing them all with profiler exercises. So rather than writing your own bubblesort and quicksort, you'd just run a profiler on someone elses sorting libraries and compare the numerical results to get the expected result from the book.

A really good car analogy is I'm old enough that when we did Drivers Ed we had simulation where driving scenes were projected on a screen and we optimistically pretended to drive a car, vs the behind the wheel section of drivers ed where we actually drove a real car around.

Its kind of useful, kind of, but I don't think you can really learn to drive a car by watching carefully crafted movies of someone else driving.

Dynamips was a router hardware emulator for the , , , , and hardware platforms that booted up actual Cisco IOS images. With GNS3, it was possible to set up complex network topologies of dynamips routers that would have cost thousands of dollars in real hardware without losing any of the realism as these were essentially virtualised routers.

I haven't kept up with the progress here but Cisco certification may not be the best example. Klantenrecensie schrijven.

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Probeer het later opnieuw. Geverifieerde aankoop. Look no further, as this guide is the definite and all-encompassing text on both dinosaur and contemporary electronics.

Highly recommended! Recensie bekijken. Nuttigste klantenrecensies op site. Switching power supplies have conquered the world also polluting it with all sorts of electrical noise , voltages have gone way down, frequencies have gone up through the roof, data communications have turned seriously serial and computers are no longer a goal, but a means to embed and distribute intelligence in all sorts of devices.

An update of what is deemed to be the single tome "Bible of Electronics" was thus in order. It took a couple of decades to complete, but now the wait is over: Horowitz and Hill are back! The first question that comes to mind is "what has changed from the second to the third edition? The more I read it, the more I realize this is a completely different book.

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In the way it appears, to begin with: The writing style is still the same, though: One word on the pictures: While this was known to happen in the previous edition too, it is now the norm throughout the whole textbook.

And this is a reflection of what I perceive as the real aim of this book: In this third edition Horowitz and Hill have not only greatly expanded the application topics, but have also managed to bring them to a higher level altogether. The topics are more logically laid out and real world top-notch examples "Designs by the Masters" are used to drive home key concepts in electronic design.

The old friend I knew as TAoE2 has not only rejuvenated, but it has also matured to a level it will take me time to fully comprehend. They have been updated to reflect the disappearance of obsolete and discontinued devices uA, anyone?

Something has been changed, something has been moved to other more specific chapters for example, Comparators have moved from the Op Amp chapter to the Logic Interfacing chapter. Personally, I kind of miss the very extensive table 4.

It appears that content of this type will be made available in the upcoming addendum "The X chapters" more on that later. Oh, well, in the meantime there are other, more specialized tables in the applicative chapters and then, I still have the second edition The "old" 5th chapter "Active filters and oscillators" has been split into the two distinct and enhanced chapters six: Likewise, the "old" 7th chapter "Precision circuits and low-noise techniques" has doubled up into chapter five: These two chapters alone are worth downloading the book.

The old chapter 6 is now the ninth chapter "Voltage regulation and power conversion". This is the sample chapter that can be downloaded from the publisher's website. It has been expanded and rewritten, and switching power supplies are treated in detail.


Let's hope that having this chapter available for free worldwide will somehow help in reducing the number of awfully badly designed wall-warts. The universe of digital electronics has changed a lot since the age of 8 bit microprocessors and so have the part of The Art of Electronics devoted to it. While the "fundamentals chapter" on Digital Logic has remained essentially the same, the old chapter 9 of the 2nd edition, "Digital meets Analog", has now been split into chapter twelve "Logic interfacing" and the greatly enhanced chapter thirteen - still named "Digital meets Analog" - that touches all kind of ADCs you can dream of oh, yes, it still contains sections on PLLs and random noise generators.

The treatment of the digital part of The Art of Electronics is now no longer focused on microprocessors, but has widened to embrace PLDs and microcontrollers, each of which earn a dedicated chapter.

Gone is the Microprocessor chapter on the venerable and its elegant instruction set , and a new conclusive chapter on microcontrollers highlights the increasingly important role of these devices "at the heart of today's [] electronics products" to quote note 1 of chapter fifteen, in turn quoting Maxim's application note Possibly even more important - and in some way a tad less prone to obsolescence - is the electronics that allows these systems to speak with each other and with their sensors and actuators.

And so, in chapter fourteen, after the description of the basic principles of computer architecture, some twenty pages are devoted to discussing the various parallel and serial buses that make up today's computers and controllers networks from SPI to Ethernet, passing through PC and CAN.

Chapter fifteen, "Microcontrollers" wraps up the tome and leaves the reader begging for more. It appears the final chapters of the second edition that did not make it into this massive pages excluding the appendices tome, will remain frozen in their timeframe. While few might miss the old twelfth chapter "Electronic construction techniques" , I bet there could be a market for what were chapter 13 "High-frequency and high-speed techniques" , chapter 14 "Low-power design" and chapter 15 "Measurements and signal processing".

Should they get the same fattening treatment the other 'applicative' chapters have undergone, they would make a nice addition - a gospel, perhaps?

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In the preface to the third edition, the authors mention the forthcoming publishing of an upcoming volume titled "The Art of Electronics: The X-Chapters" that will include, and I quote, "some additional related material that [the authors] had hoped to include in this volume on real-world properties of components and advanced topics in BJTs, FETs, op-amps and power control ".

Publication date for this work is still fuzzy it might take years, if it follows the example of the main text. The student manual for the third edition, instead, has already been published with the title "Learning the Art of Electronics". According to what is written in the preface, the "Circuit Ideas and Bad Circuits" grayed sections of the book will be available on the updated book's website along with the sadly for first printing owners extensive errata and a searchable pdf index.

The Art Of Electronics 3rd Ed [ 2015]

This is a first useful step toward a search function that will make up for the lack of an electronic edition of the third 'installment' of this Bible. A simple web search engine where one could search the entire body of text for a given string would be even better. In conclusion, this third edition of The Art of Electronics is definitely worth downloading even if you already have the second edition but a reader who managed to read this far already knew that from the start.

Besides, from the way is has changed they did add and subtract! As a conclusive note, the book opens with a dedication to the memory of the late Jim Williams. A suggestion for the rookies: There's a lot to learn from him.The breadth of material needed to talk about electronics is tremendous. Open Preview See a Problem? The student manual for the third edition, instead, has already been published with the title "Learning the Art of Electronics". Apr 9, Norvell Group and Associates Manufacturers Review.

Its kind of useful, kind of, but I don't think you can really learn to drive a car by watching carefully crafted movies of someone else driving. If this is the only thing you plan on reading you probably won't learn much about electronics.