The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide

Author: Mitch Tilbury
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071595896
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Market: electronics hobbyists and Tesla societies and websites Features 76 worksheets to simplify design The only book available to cover the Tesla coil in so much detail

The ULTIMATE Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide

Author: Mitch Tilbury
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071497374
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The only book available to cover the Tesla coil in so much detail The Ultimate Tesla Coil Design and Construction Guide is a one-stop reference covering the theory, design tools, and techniques necessary to create the Tesla coil using modern materials.This unique resource utilizes Excel spreadsheets to perform calculations and SPICE simulation models on the companion website to enhance understanding of coil performance and operating theory.

DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch

Author: Breck Baldwin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071810056
Format: PDF, Mobi
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BUILD YOUR OWN REMOTE-CONTROLLED AIRPLANES QUICKLY, EASILY, AND INEXPENSIVELY! Take to the skies with a majestic motorized model aircraft you create and pilot yourself. Written by the founder of the Brooklyn Aerodrome, DIY RC Airplanes from Scratch shows you how to build a Flack (Flying + Hack) delta wing from the ground up using widely available, low-cost materials and tools. You'll also learn the skills you need to get your plane into the air and keep it there. By the end of the book, you'll be able to create your own customized designs. The sky's the limit! Discover how to: Select the components you’ll need and get them at a low cost Build a sturdy deck and secure all of your airplane's electronics to it Construct the airframe with the proper trim and center of gravity Learn to fly--one crash at a time Diagnose and repair your airplane Decorate your aircraft for dazzling daytime flights Illuminate a night flyer with otherworldly effects Experiment with unique airframe shapes, including the Flying Heart, the Bat, and the Manta Ray Learn the basics of aerodynamics Devise, build, and fly your own unique designs Companion videos available at http://brooklynaerodrome.com/bible

Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms for Inventors Hobbyists and Artists

Author: Dustyn Roberts
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071741682
Format: PDF, Docs
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Get Your Move On! In Making Things Move: DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists, you'll learn how to successfully build moving mechanisms through non-technical explanations, examples, and do-it-yourself projects--from kinetic art installations to creative toys to energy-harvesting devices. Photographs, illustrations, screen shots, and images of 3D models are included for each project. This unique resource emphasizes using off-the-shelf components, readily available materials, and accessible fabrication techniques. Simple projects give you hands-on practice applying the skills covered in each chapter, and more complex projects at the end of the book incorporate topics from multiple chapters. Turn your imaginative ideas into reality with help from this practical, inventive guide. Discover how to: Find and select materials Fasten and join parts Measure force, friction, and torque Understand mechanical and electrical power, work, and energy Create and control motion Work with bearings, couplers, gears, screws, and springs Combine simple machines for work and fun Projects include: Rube Goldberg breakfast machine Mousetrap powered car DIY motor with magnet wire Motor direction and speed control Designing and fabricating spur gears Animated creations in paper An interactive rotating platform Small vertical axis wind turbine SADbot: the seasonally affected drawing robot Make Great Stuff! TAB, an imprint of McGraw-Hill Professional, is a leading publisher of DIY technology books for makers, hackers, and electronics hobbyists.

Programming and Customizing the PICAXE Microcontroller

Author: David Lincoln
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics
ISBN: 9780071457651
Format: PDF, Docs
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The PICAXE chip is inexpensive and versatile, and can be used to build almost any application other microcontrollers have been used for -- at a lower cost. This first-to-market book on the subject, officially endorsed by the manufacturer of the PICAXE, shows hobbyists how to get the most out of the PICAXE and includes dozens of innovative projects. Includes a programming guide and application notes consolidation for the PICAXE Covers all PICAXE "flavors" and new releases of the Program Editor software Accompanying website includes the Programming Editor software and documentation

How to Test Almost Anything Electronic

Author: Delton Horn
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780830641277
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Introduces test equipment and explains how to test current, components, televisions, alignment, and digital circuits