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Engineering Art of Electronics 3rd Edition

  1. Apr 23, 2015 #1
    Has anyone seen the newest edition? Is it much better than the 2nd? I own the 2nd but am interested in the newer one if it's better.
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 23, 2015 #2
    It's a different book. First four chapters are more or less the same. Then it... forks.
    You can download the index and a sample chapter (chapter 9) from the publisher's website - and if you look on the web you will find a dropbox account with the same file and the blessing of Winfield Hill.
    Confront the new chapter 9 with the old chapter 6 and you'll get an idea of how much it has changed.

    I have the second edition, and I will not get rid of it now that I have the third.

    If you can, wait for the first reprint to have these http://artofelectronics.net/errata/ fixed.
    (and maybe they will call kelvins just "kelvins" and not "degrees kelvin")
    Last edited: Apr 23, 2015
  4. Apr 23, 2015 #3
    one thing about the new edition is that it doesn't show examples of bad circuits I'm also keeping my second edition for not only that reason but because I now have the student manual for it.
  5. Apr 25, 2015 #4
    Is it available?

    What a shame! I bought the second edition earlier this year.

    *****after checking amazon******

    Wow, Rs. 8659. Must be imported edition. But can't they make it cheaper. Rs. 8659 is too high for students like me, to afford. That's practically a salary for teachers in some institutions.
  6. May 3, 2015 #5
    How much calculus is required for understanding the book? Does it require skills past calculus 1? Are there any other prerequisites for understanding this book?
  7. May 3, 2015 #6
    not sure if there are any diff eq in the book, calc 1 should be all you need. how do I know this o0) ?????
  8. May 3, 2015 #7
    Thank you thankz
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