Although most people would scarcely be able to make it through the day without using some type of electronic device – computers, televisions, and MP3 players, to name a few – the inner workings of such devices remain a mystery to many. This insightful volume examines various components, such as electron tubes and semiconductors, that have been essential to electronics over the years, as well as the history of the field in general and its applications in everyday life.

ISBN: 978-1-61530-664-0