Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home

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Date

June 15, 2010

Format

Electronic book text, 352 pages

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ISBN

0071621636 / 9780071621632

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Overview


Main description

Amp up your understanding of electricity and magnetism with DOZENS OF DO-IT-YOURSELF EXPERIMENTS

Electricity Experiments You Can Do At Home is a hands-on guide that helps you master the principles of electrical currents and magnetism. Each of the book's three sections--direct current, alternating current, and magnetism--begins with step-by-step instructions for setting up your lab for the experiments that follow. Using inexpensive, easy-to-find parts, the experiments progress from basic to more complex and will spark ideas and encourage inventiveness. Expect unexpected results when you experiment with:

  • Diode-based voltage reducer
  • Compass-based galvanometer
  • Photovoltaic illuminometer
  • Utility bulb saver
  • Ripple filter
  • Xener-diode voltage regulator
  • AC spectrum monitor
  • Ampere's law with wire loop
  • AC electromagnet
  • Handheld wind turbine
  • And dozens more projects

ELECTRICITY EXPERIMENTS YOU CAN DO AT HOME helps you to:

  • Solve circuit problems in electricity
  • Build practical and interesting electrical and magnetic devices
  • Get ideas for science-fair projects
  • Prepare for advanced courses in electricity and electronics
  • Learn the basics of laboratory practice


Author comments

Stan Gibilisco is an electronics engineer, researcher, mathematician, and bestselling author. He has written several Demystified titles and more than 30 other books, including Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics. Gibilisco’s book McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing was named as a “Best Reference of 1996” by the ALA.





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