Part One Beginning Electronics

  1   Introduction

       Goal of This Book

  2   Components and Schematics


       Wire Tools


       A “First Hack” on Batteries

       The Series Circuit and Battery Holders

       A “Second Hack”: Increasing Battery Life on an LED Keychain Light

       From Yesteryear: A “Third Hack” by Converting a AA Cell Into a Penlight

                Eat Your Spinach and Make a Flashlight!

       Brief Overview of Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Power


                It’s All Greek to Me, But It’s Good


       Inductors or Coils


                Diodes and Rectifiers


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