The revised edition of the Newnes Dictionary of Electronics includes a substantial new section devoted to acronyms and abbreviations. So if you think you know the meaning of ADDER, LAP, FIB, SPICE or WORM, we recommend you check in the Newnes Dictionary of Electronics first. *A concise glossary for electronics, TV, radio and computing *Ideal for engineers, students and enthusiasts *Includes a handy appendix of acronyms
Introduction -- Foundations of television -- Digital video and audio coding -- Digital signal processing -- Video data compression -- Audio data compression -- Digital audio production -- Digital video production -- The MPEG multiplex -- Broadcasting digital video -- Consumer digital technology -- The future.
This latest edition of the Newnes Data Communications Pocket Book has been substantially updated to keep abreast with the rapid pace of developments in data communications technology. New topics have been introduced - data compression, the Internet and World-Wide Web, HyperText Mark-up Language - existing material has been updated and expanded. Despite the complexity of subject, this wealth of information is presented succinctly and in such a way, using tables, diagrams and brief explanatory text, as to allow the user to locate information quickly and easily. Thus the book should be invaluable to those involved with the installation, commissioning and maintenance of data communications equipment, as well as the end user. Mike Tooley is the well known author of many books including the Newnes Computer Engineer's Pocket Book, now in its fourth edition.
Newnes Microprocessor Pocket Book explains the basic hardware operation of a microprocessor and describes the actions of the various types of instruction that can be executed. A summary of the characteristics of many of the popular microprocessors is presented. Apart from the popular 8- and 16-bit microprocessors, some details are also given of the popular single chip microcomputers and of the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) type processors such as the Transputer, Novix FORTH processor, and Acorn ARM processor. Comprised of 15 chapters, this book discusses the principles involved in both parallel and serial input-output interfaces and gives details of the common standards used for pa...
This is a study of the noted newspaper proprietor, publisher and editor, George Newnes and his involvement in the so-called New Journalism in Britain from 1880 to 1910. The author examines seven of Newnes’s most successful periodicals - Tit-Bits (1881), The Strand Magazine (1891), The Million (1892), The Westminster Gazette (1893), The Wide World Magazine (1898), The Ladies’ Field (1898) and The Captain (1899) - from a biographical, journalistic and broader cultural perspective. Newnes assumed a pioneering role in the creation of the penny miscellany paper, the short-story magazine, the true-story magazine and the respectable boys’ paper, in the development of colour printing, magazine...
Despite the complexity of the subject, this wealth of information is presented succinctly and in such a way, using tables, diagrams and brief explanatory text, as to allow the user to locate information quickly and easily. Thus the book should be invaluable to those involved with the installation, commissioning and maintenance of data communications equipment, as well as the end user. *A practical engineer's reference that puts the key information at your fingertips *Covers essential data, techniques and working practice *This update covers the latest international regulations
Newnes Electrical Pocket Book is the ideal daily reference source for electrical engineers, electricians and students. First published in 1932 this classic has been fully updated in line with the latest technical developments, regulations and industry best practice. Providing both in-depth knowledge and a broad overview of the field this pocket book is an invaluable tool of the trade. A handy source of essential information and data on the practice and principles of electrical engineering and installation. The 23rd edition has been updated by engineering author and consultant electrical engineer, Martin Heathcote. Major revisions have been made to the sections on semiconductors, power generation, transformers, building automation systems, electric vehicles, electrical equipment for use in hazardous areas, and electrical installation (reflecting the changes introduced to the IEE Wiring Regulations BS7671: 2001).
Newnes Electronics Toolkit brings together fundamental facts, concepts, and applications of electronic components and circuits, and presents them in a clear, concise, and unambiguous format, to provide a reference book for engineers. The book contains 10 chapters that discuss the following concepts: resistors, capacitors, inductors, semiconductors, circuit concepts, electromagnetic compatibility, sound, light, heat, and connections. The engineer's job does not end when the circuit diagram is completed; the design for the manufacturing process is just as important if volume production is to be undertaken. The task of component selection and second or even third sourcing of alternative components is an essential part of the design process. This book attempts to assist the engineer with the component sourcing process by the inclusion of tables which present the electrical and mechanical parameters of electronic components which have evolved to be "industry standard" devices. The tables are in a format where the parameters of components from different manufacturers may be compared easily and a decision made as to their suitability for the engineer's circuit.
This well-known book is an essential tool for every service engineer, and an extremely useful reference source for a wide range of engineers, students, sales and installation staff. It presents a wide range of data and key information in a compact form, covering television reception, satellite and cable television, video recorders, colour camera technology, teletext, sound systems, fault-finding procedures and much more. The new edition has been thoroughly updated to include digital and other new technologies, with new chapters on digital camcorders and VCRs, digital television, Dolby sound systems, and home cinema. Eugene Trundle is well known as a contributor to Television and other magazines, and as author of a number of books on servicing and TV technology. He also works in the servicing industry, so his writing is based on hands-on experience. Well known and essential tool for every service engineer Contains wide range of data and essential information in a compact formThoroughly updated to cover the latest technology such as digital TV and video technology
Produced in association with the Engineering Training Authority with contributions from dozens of people in the electronics industry. The material covers common skills in electrical and electronic engineering and concentrates mainly on wiring and assembly. 'Newnes Electronics Assembly Pocket Book' is for electronics technicians, students and apprentices.