© Jonathan Bartlett 2020
J. BartlettElectronics for Beginnershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5979-5_1

1. Introduction

Jonathan Bartlett1 
Tulsa, OK, USA

Welcome to the world of electronics! In the modern world, electronic devices are everywhere, but fewer and fewer people seem to understand how they work or how to put them together. At the same time, it has never been easier to do so as an individual. The availability of training, tools, parts, instructions, videos, and tutorials for the home experimenter has grown enormously, and the costs for equipment have dropped to almost nothing.

However, what has been lacking is a good guide to bring students from wanting to know how electronic circuits work to actually understanding them and being able ...

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