Huge excitement here. Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill are publishing a third edition of their classic book “The Art of Electronics”. Possibly the best electronics text book in the world, my copy of the second edition is one of my most valuable textbooks on any subject. It has something to learn about every aspect of electronics theory and practice. The only problem is that it was published in 1989. Here is what the publishers have to say:
At long last, here is the thoroughly revised and updated third edition of the hugely successful Art of Electronics. It is widely accepted as the best single authoritative book on electronic circuit design. In addition to new or enhanced coverage of many topics, the Third Edition includes: 90 oscilloscope screenshots illustrating the behavior of working circuits; dozens of graphs giving highly useful measured data of the sort that’s often buried or omitted in datasheets but which you need when designing circuits; 80 tables (listing some 1650 active components), enabling intelligent choice of circuit components by listing essential characteristics (both specified and measured) of available parts. The new Art of Electronics retains the feeling of informality and easy access that helped make the earlier editions so successful and popular. It is an indispensable reference and the gold standard for anyone, student or researcher, professional or amateur, who works with electronic circuits.
This will be available from the end of April 2015 – just in time for my birthday. I have already ordered my copy. Visit Amazon now to score a 23% discount on a pre-order: