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Can anyone recommend some good reading material for learning electronics? Answered

I am in need of a good book. A book on electronics for beginners. I am a visual spacial learner so I need a book with examples that I can follow along with.

Can anyone recommend a good book for me?

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rickharrisBest Answer (author)2012-02-02

When I was training I use this a lot

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Art-Electronics-Paul-Horowitz/dp/0521370957

The Art of Electronics
Horowitz & Hill

It's got about everything you need in there. A lot of library's have it.

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atrumblood (author)2012-02-04

whooohooo!!! I finally got my first 555 circuit to work!!!. Thanks again guys for helping me with the books :)

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framistan (author)2012-02-04

I have seen some excellent tutorials on youtube. Especially ones on "how to use a digital volt meter" Wish i would have had these resources when i was young. I only had a book from the library and nobody to answer my questions!

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atrumblood (author)2012-02-02

Thanks for suggestions so far guys. I also found a good one doing some searching on google

Make: Electronics: Learning Through Discovery

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Make-Electronics-Learning-Through-Discovery/dp/0596153740/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1328207081&sr=1-1

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Quercus austrina (author)2012-02-01

I can't find the books I started out on at this time, but here are a couple of decent tutorial sites to help you along.

electronics tutorials for newcomers learn basic electronics for free
Studying Electronics

When I find my books, I'll post their titles.

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atrumblood (author)blkhawk2012-02-01

Thank you, I will check them out.

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rickharris (author)2012-02-01

Look at the related list on the right - This has been asked several times before.

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atrumblood (author)rickharris2012-02-01

Thank you for the suggestion, but I was hoping for something more specific to the criteria I outlined in my original question.

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