Chapter 3. Getting Somewhat More Serious

This third chapter of the book applies what you have learned so far to some finished projects. I’ll show you how to make a wearable version of the “pulsing glow” project from Experiment 11, and will take you through the initial development process of an intrusion alarm. Looking further ahead, in Chapter Four you’ll move into the world of integrated circuit chips.

The tools, equipment, components, and supplies described below will be useful in Experiments 12 through 15, in addition to items that have been recommended previously.

Necessary Items for Chapter Three

As before, when buying tools and equipment, see “Buying Tools and Equipment” for a shopping list. If you want kits containing components and ...

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