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A Kitchen Course in Electricity and Magnetism

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    Available in PDF - DJVU Format | A Kitchen Course in Electricity and Magnetism.pdf | Language: ENGLISH
    David Nightingale(Author) Christopher Spencer(Contributor)

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Electricity is all around us: cars, telephones, computers, lights -- the modern world runs entirely on electrons. But what are electrons? How do they behave? How do we control them? This book will show you how tobuild a battery, detect static electricity and construct a basic current meter, all using common items from your kitchen. Along the way you'll learn about the meaning of "voltage" and "current", what makes an LED work and thedifference between AC and DC. The last chapter uses transistors -- the basic building blocks of every computer -- for lots of interesting experiments. With plenty of colorful illustrations, historical stories and an easy,accessible style, "A Kitchen Course in Electricity and Magnetism" will be a great start for budding and amateur scientists who want to learn more about how the world works.

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  • By josephine leggo on 12 December 2016

    An excellent book for youngsters. This book includes many experiments designed to explain basic concepts. Most of these experiments can be performed using tools available in the average kitchen. The electronic components can be purchased on line or retail outlets. The book avoids higher mathematics, everyday arithmetic is sufficient. Equations are listed in the back for those studying at university. Many of the experiments were discovered in the past by men and women who are now famous, bibliographies are also in this book.The book concludes by explaining how light emitting diodes (LED,S) and transistors function and considering their multiple uses this is a fitting end to a very useful, practical and instructive book.


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