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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Experiencing Electricity

    1. Shopping List: Experiments 1 Through 5

    2. Experiment 1: Taste the Power!

    3. Experiment 2: Let’s Abuse a Battery!

    4. Experiment 3: Your First Circuit

    5. Experiment 4: Varying the Voltage

    6. Experiment 5: Let’s Make a Battery

  2. Chapter 2 Switching Basics and More

    1. Shopping List: Experiments 6 Through 11

    2. Experiment 6: Very Simple Switching

    3. Experiment 7: Relay-Driven LEDs

    4. Experiment 8: A Relay Oscillator

    5. Experiment 9: Time and Capacitors

    6. Experiment 10: Transistor Switching

    7. Experiment 11: A Modular Project

  3. Chapter 3 Getting Somewhat More Serious

    1. Shopping List: Experiments 12 Through 15

    2. Experiment 12: Joining Two Wires Together

    3. Experiment 13: Broil an LED

    4. Experiment 14: A Pulsing Glow

    5. Experiment 15: Intrusion Alarm Revisited

  4. Chapter 4 Chips, Ahoy!

    1. Shopping List: Experiments 16 Through 24

    2. Experiment 16: Emitting a Pulse

    3. Experiment 17: Set Your Tone

    4. Experiment 18: Reaction Timer

    5. Experiment 19: Learning Logic

    6. Experiment 20: A Powerful Combination

    7. Experiment 21: Race to Place

    8. Experiment 22: Flipping and Bouncing

    9. Experiment 23: Nice Dice

    10. Experiment 24: Intrusion Alarm Completed

  5. Chapter 5 What Next?

    1. Shopping List: Experiments 25 Through 36

    2. Customizing Your Work Area

    3. Reference Sources

    4. Experiment 25: Magnetism

    5. Experiment 26: Tabletop Power Generation

    6. Experiment 27: Loudspeaker Destruction

    7. Experiment 28: Making a Coil React

    8. Experiment 29: Filtering Frequencies

    9. Experiment 30: Fuzz

    10. Experiment 31: One Radio, No Solder, No Power

    11. Experiment 32: A Little Robot Cart

    12. Experiment 33: Moving in Steps

    13. Experiment 34: Hardware Meets Software

    14. Experiment 35: Checking the Real World

    15. Experiment 36: The Lock, Revisited

    16. In Closing

  1. Appendix Online Retail Sources and Manufacturers

  2. Appendix Acknowledgments

  3. Appendix About the Author

  4. Colophon