[time-nuts] [volt-nuts] The Art of Electronics

Tim Shoppa tshoppa at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 08:32:57 EDT 2015


Win Hill has been working on the 3rd edition for literally decades. I used
to exchange E-mails with him back in the 90's when the 3rd edition was
always "around the corner". Glad to see it has arrived!

My 2nd edition is very well-worn. Bought it in 1990. 25 years!!!

Tim N3QE

On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 7:46 AM, brent evers <brent.evers at gmail.com> wrote:

> +1.  I'll probably buy a copy anyway (not that I need it so much anymore),
> but I'd like to know what has changed, what you think has improved, what
> you think has been missed, etc.
>
> The 2nd edition was fantastic, but so much of the EE world has changed I
> think it would be hard to cover it as well as the precious edition did and
> still retain the same flavor and utility.  I looked through the TOC a few
> weeks ago and still wondered the same.  I know that in some (small, getting
> smaller) circles, the original content still pertains, but on whole, the
> advent of microprocessors and their respective toolchains, FPGA's and their
> displacement of discreet logic, and the tremendous growth and reduction in
> scale of all RF electronics in some ways obviate the previous text and I
> guess I'm wondering if those things and similar developments preclude the
> success of the third edition.
>
> Then again, as well as the 2nd edition did it, I have high hopes.  It is a
> classic.
>
> Brent
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 4:31 AM, Jim Palfreyman <jim77742 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > What's been added? This is a brilliant book, but I need to know what the
> > updates are!
> >
> > Jim
> >
> >
> > On 17 April 2015 at 18:12, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> >
> > > --------
> > > In message <20150417074427.GA31953 at sol.ermione.com>, Andrea Baldoni
> > > writes:
> > >
> > > >Hello.
> > > >In the case someone missed the new, after years of waiting, the third
> > > edition
> > > >of the book in the subject is out!
> > >
> > > I received it last week, and yes, it's absolutely worth the money.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
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