For the past year, MAKE contributor James Floyd Kelly has been exhaustively performing every experiment in Charles Platt’s amazing Make: Electronics tome, and now he’s done.
This is the book I WISH I had in high school – it may very well have changed the course of my studies. I’m happy with my chosen vocation, but it took over a decade out of university for me to find the time and the right book to get my understanding of electronics to this level. So… high school teachers and parents – try to buy a few copies of this for your high school library.
I am still in shock that a book like this has eluded me all these years, but I’m glad it’s here now, and I have shared (and will continue to share) both the book and the skills I’ve learned with teachers, parents, and students.
In the Maker Shed: Make: Electronics Our Price: $34.99 Want to learn the fundamentals of electronics in a fun and experiential way? Start working on some excellent projects as soon as you crack open this unique, hands-on book. Build the circuits first, then learn the theory behind them! With Make: Electronics, you’ll learn all of the basic components and important principles through a series of “learn by discovery” experiments. And you don’t need to know a thing about electricity to get started.