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Need suggestions on control system engineering [closed]

I am sophomore studying control systems and the problems given in the books( like Norman Nise ) look too easy. Please suggest some good book with really good problems.
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The Art of Electronics - differences between book versions?

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/art-of-electronics-paul-horowitz/1100491782?ean=9780521370950 There appears to be a couple of versions of the 2nd edition of this book. I noticed US and International ...
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Book with simple language [closed]

First of all, id like to point out that i read this question: Basic Electronics Book and I have just downloaded the "Bible" of electronics. I've read a few pages, but the language for me is just a ...
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Digital Control Engineering book recommendations [closed]

What are good books on digital control engineering specifically? I'm a third year electrical/computer engineering student who will be doing a course on digital control next semester, but would like to ...
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Anyka AK1120Q - 'Mobile Application Processor', Spy Cam, cheap cam-corder?

I've been trying to learn more about my spy-cam. I opened it up, and found that it has a Anyka AK1120Q IC. I found a datasheet for the: AK3671B but it took a lot of searching. Why is it so hard to ...
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Good book/reference for electromagnetism and distributed elements model

I am looking for a good explanation of what is in "between" of Maxwell's equations and the lumped model. I am talking specifically of RF electronics and the distributed elements model. I am ...
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What is a Charge?

I'm a high school student. I love computers and electronics. Few weeks ago, I thought to build my own electronic gadget but, unfortunately I had not much knowledge in electronics. So, I decided to ...
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Best book for learning electronics [duplicate]

I'm not a beginner but I have too poor knowledge about electronics I'm looking for a book that will explain electronics clearly, from beginning, paying attention to every detail! which book would ...
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Arduino LED actuator

I bought the Arduino starter kit and in the project book they say that the pin 13 led is an actuator. I thought actuators were a type of motor. It says: "Pin 13 LED. The only actuator build-in to ...
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Confusion about the Injection of electrons and electron holes in a BJT

On page 354 of the 6th edition of Microelectronic Circuits by Sedra & Smith under Current flow, the following statement is made; Current will consist of two components: electrons injected ...
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Differential equation into circuit and back - good book

I have had some electronics, but we only built our circuits and then measured the input / output signals with oscilloscopes... Today I found an interesting question on physics stackexchange where ...
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Good books for electrical schematic drawing? [duplicate]

I'm principally a mechanical drafter but recently got hired to do electrical/mechanical drafting at a company. Are there any books or websites that would help me refresh my memory on electrical ...
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Books/tutorials on programming a microcontroller [closed]

I'm relatively new to programming with Microcontrollers. I bought an LPC1313 MCU and an FTDI RS232 cable from newark. I later found out that I would need to construct a PCB with 6 pin headers inorder ...
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beginners book on analog circuits [closed]

As a scientist, I have a good theoretical grasp on the quantum mechanics behind a diode/pn-junction, capacitors, inductors etc.. however, I have practically no hands-on experience with designing an ...
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Basic Electronics - I want to learn the “why”, not just the “how” [closed]

I have been looking for a very basic book on electronics, but many of them explain what the components do (and how they are made) and then go into designing circuits that do stuff. They tell you to ...
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Public domain books/ content? [closed]

Where can I find public domain lessons/content for electronics& topics like Ampere, Voltage, Ohm, basic circuits? EDIT I need the content to create lessons and publish them on my electronics ...
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Embedded system engineer's guide to GUI [closed]

For an engineer who solely knows C/C++ for programming microcontrollers, and has no idea about developing fancy GUI application for communication with his embedded systems, Which book and IDE might be ...
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Book recommendation on “signals and systems” [closed]

I'm looking for book recommendation on "signals and systems" that will cover all the topics mentioned in the following list Signals and Systems: Linear time invariant systems: impulse response, ...
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Book / material recommendation for physics of electronic components?

I am looking for a book or any material on the actual, nitty-gritty physics of analog electronic components and circuits, hopefully covering things like dielectric relaxation, Johnson noise, and ...
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FCC Pre-Certification Testing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: FCC and CE Testing / Failure Resolution I am looking to do some pre-certification on several boards. I know several members here are quite experienced in this area. I ...
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Computer controlled electronics

I have a reasonable amount of experience writing drivers for pre-existing hardware and I am looking to develop my skills and learn some more. Can anyone recommend good angle, resource or starting ...
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Background needed for a simple RF transmitter/receiver pair [closed]

Current background: I'm familiar with the very basics of linear circuits, and I've played around with microcontrollers a bit. I'd like to make a simple radio transmitter and receiver for digital ...
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How does one get started with electrical engineering? [closed]

Total beginner here. I know absolutely nothing about anything, but I want to build stuff. Preferably for cheap. Books, kits, anything? Thanks guys!
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microcontrollers to start with [closed]

I am a beginner in electronics, till now i understand basics of electronics and worked upon 8085 & arduino only, now i want to enhance my practical skills by working upon some more ...
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What is an Electronics Databook?

EDIT: Tag suggestions appreciated; I'm not familiar with this site's tags, and "Book" and "Datasheet" were the only ones I could find... No "Beginner." So I'm reading through the Tab Electronics ...
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Good book for PIC 18F beginner? [closed]

Possible Duplicate: Books about pic18f? I'm looking for good book for a beginner that would explain basic things about PIC microcontrollers, MPLAB IDE and MPLAB C compiler and programming in ...
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Where can I find beginners electronics project schematics online, for free?

I have bought the following books in order to start learning basic electronics: Electronics All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies Robot Building for Beginners (Technology in Action) My desire ...
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How much Analog would a Beginner Electronics person need to know?

So most electronics books seem to deal with Digital...however messing around with the Arduino and such theirs been a few Analog projects and such......and I don't really know much about Analog ...
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Arduino book recommendation

What book would you recommend for someone who comes from a software background that is looking to become fluent in Arduino? I'd prefer something that walks the reader through examples, from N00b to ...
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Standard PCB Layout Book

Are there any good references on advanced PCB design/layout/routing? There seems to be a large wealth of circuit design books, books about RF PCB design, and books dealing with high-speed digital ...
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Resource recommendations for DSP beginners

I was searching around and I have had some trouble finding some decent resources for an engineer first entering the world of DSP. What resources (books, tutorials, DVDs, online courses, etc) do you ...
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Good Introductory HSPICE Books

I have an assignment to create basic digital circuits in HSPICE using various manufacturing processes. I've written a couple of HSPICE decks, but it was just copying off a paper, and it was just ...
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Is there any difference between Electronics book in UK and Europe

I want to know if there is any difference between UK and Europe about teaching electronics. e.g. conventional current flow and probably units and stuff? Thanks.
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Xilinx System Generator: A summary of frequent errors during the Simulink - modelling stage

I wonder if there is a kind of guide or summary about tipical errors at modelling design stage that users tend to do. Thank you so much for your help. By the way. Some people ask me why I donĀ“t use ...
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microcontroller / cpu design book?

I'm looking for an introductory book to CPU / microcontroller /microprocessor design. Any ideas? ARM or x86 are both great. I have a great assembler language book, but I'm looking for something more ...
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Can you recommend a book on wireless protocol design?

Can anyone recommend a book on wireless protocol design? I'm trying to find books with a thorough treatment of MAC and network layers without just being a guide to one specific protocol. The kinds ...
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Looking for a *fun* way to introduce basic electronics to my kids [closed]

We recently came across this video: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/04/the-awesome-button.html and both my six year old and 13 year old thought it was pretty cool. I am a computer programmer, ...
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book and document suggestion [closed]

I opened an old RC car controller up with some anticipation. I hoped to control the RC car by computer, by smart phone, embed a camera, send data to computer for processing it and make the RC car ...
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Books on line codes?

Would you recommend any good book dealing with line codes (i.e. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_code). I mean a book that goes a little bit deeper into properties of each encoding (e.g. spectrum). ...
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recommendation to learn verilog

To learn verilog, can anyone recommend any web-page or book? I have never seen such type of a language before, so what you recommend should be for beginner.
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Useful book for PCB design

Im planning on buying a useful book for PCB design. Until now, I have these two options: High Speed Digital Design Circuit Designers Companion Both books seems OK, but the first one (the older ...
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How do I get started with electronics/hardware?

I'm a programmer and mathematician by profession, and I would like to get started in electronics/hardware. I have an Arduino, and I've written some basic programs in it (alarm clock with LCD and ...
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Book Recommendations on Cadence OrCAD

I was wondering which books on Cadence OrCAD (or Cadence products in general) are good for for reference use and/or have substantial focus on device modelling and simulation. Currently I am using ...
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Beyond Arduino: AVR Programming Book for Beginner

I've been using Arduino for awhile and now I'm interested in programming AVR microcontrollers without the Arduino framework. What is a good reference for beginning AVR programming in C? A book is ...
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Entry level books/magazines/software/websites for a beginner

A bit of background: I have a masters in engineering, mostly electronics. That was years ago however, and I've been working in finance since college. I've learned a great deal of programming as a part ...
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Any good reference for digital architecture implementations of floating point arithmetic operations?

I am doing a thesis project. I need to make a FPGA implementation of a neural network. I want to implement some mathematical functions such as an exponential function. Does anyone know of any good ...
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analog circuit design resource recommendations

What are some excellent resources related to advanced analog circuit design? This includes RF, sonar, audio, low-frequency, high power, low power, noise, amplifiers, etc.. To get the most obvious ...
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Similar books to “High Speed Digital Design: A Handbook of Black Magic”

I am really enjoying reading this book, "High Speed Digital Design: A Handbook of Black Magic", in particular the more in-depth material covered than in undergrad courses and the practical approach ...
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Getting started with Altera FPGAs

I am getting a Cyclone II-based Altera DE1 FPGA board to experiment with. I know a lot about programming, a bit about electronics and very little about FPGAs. What books or other resources would you ...
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Book recommendations for digital circuit design?

not sure if "digital circuit design" is exactly what I'm aiming for, but someone can tell me and I'll edit it if another name matches better. Basically, circuit design interest me a lot. I like the ...