Electronic Gadgets for the Evil Genius 21 Build-It-Yourself Projects

ISBN-10: 0071426094

ISBN-13: 9780071426091

Edition: 2004

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Description: This guide shows how to build 20 inexpensive electronic devices. Each chapter contains a detailed list of materials, sources for obtaining parts, schematics, documentation, and instructions for electronic assembly of each project. Details for each project also include a briefing on mathematical theory.

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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 3/8/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Special Notes
Introduction
Antigravity Project
Theory of Operation
Construction Steps
Board Assembly Steps
Testing Steps
Notes
Tethering Setup
Lifter Troubleshooting Guide
The Lifter Is Not Moving, and I Don't Hear a Hissing Noise
The Lifter Is Not Moving, and the High-Voltage Supply Seems Completely Dead
The Lifter Is Not Moving, and I Do Hear a Hissing Noise
The Lifter Is Moving a Little but Is Not Taking Off
The Lifter Is Moving but Has a Lot of Electrical Arcing
The Lifter Is Lifting Off, but When Arcing Occurs It Suddenly Drops or Loses Height
The Lifter Is Lifting off and "Bouncing" the Tether, but Thrust Is Not Stable
Arcing Is Occurring Between the Ground Wire and the HV Wire
The Lifter Lifts Off and Immediately Shorts the HV and Ground Wires
The Lifter Lifts Off and Immediately Pulls to One Side
The Corona Wire Flutters During Liftoff and Causes Thrust Problems
The Foil Skirt Flutters During Liftoff and Causes Thrust Problems
The Lifter Hisses but Just Will Not Lift Off
Author's Note: General Troubleshooting Guidelines
Low-Power Electrokinetic Gun
Basic Theory
First and Preferred Method
Second Method
Circuit Description
Board Assembly Steps
Fabrication
Electrical Pretest
Obtaining More Velocity (Under No Condition Point or Shoot Toward a Person)
High-Energy Pulser
System Description
Circuit Theory of Operation
Special Note
Construction Steps
Final Assembly
Electrical Pretest
Main Test
Helpful Mathematical Relationships with This Equipment
Mass Accelerator
Theory of Operation
Setup and Operation of the Mass Accelerator
Plasma Thermal Gun
Theory of Operation
Assembly Steps of the Thermal Gun
Special Notes
Wire-Exploding Project
Theory of Operation
Setup and Operation
Special Notes
Magnetic Can Crushing
Setup and Operation
Special Notes
Handheld Burning CO[subscript 2] Gas Laser
Basic Description
Theory of Operation
Circuit Operation
Assembly Steps
Laser Head Construction
Testing Your Laser
Special Notes
Optional Focusing Lens
Battery Operation
Cleaning Output Optics
Purging the Cooling System
Operating Time
Increasing Power Output
General-Purpose Test Fixture for Line-Powered Circuits
Handheld Burning Diode Laser Ray Gun
Applications
Basic Theory
Circuit Theory
Assembly Steps
Circuit Pretest
Safety
General Handling
Static Electrical Damages (ESD)
Excessive Forward Voltage
Excessive Forward Current
Reverse Currents
High Temperature
Long-Range Optical Laser Project
Handheld, Ultrabright Green Laser
Applications
Circuit Description
Assembly Steps
Electrical Pretest
Collimation and Final Assembly
Laser Property-Protection Fence
Special Note
Circuit Description
Construction Steps for the Receiver and Controller
Construction Steps for the Laser Beam Generator
Laser Window Bounce Listening Device
Special Note
Basic Theory
Project Description
Project Construction
Laser Transmitter
Circuit
Construction of the Electronics Assembly Board
Assembly Is Ready for Pretest
Special Note
Final Enclosure and Optics
Fabrication
Final Assembly
Test-Tone Module Construction
Laser Receiver
Circuit Theory
Construction Steps
Unit Is Ready for Pretest
Final Assembly
Laser Receiver Is Ready for Final Testing
System Application, Safety, and Legality
Setup Using Direct Reflection
Assembly of a Field-Worthy, Integrated System
Parts and Fabrication Description
Twelve-Inch-Spark Tesla Coil
Use Caution Around Sensitive Electronic Equipment
Tesla Coil
Brief Theory
Introduction to Your Easy-to-Build Tesla Coil
Circuit Theory
Construction Steps
Special Notes
Application and Operation
Experiments Using Your Coil
Two-Inch-Spark Tesla Coil with Timer
Circuit Theory
Construction Steps
Electrical Pretest
Final Assembly
Tesla Plasma and Ion Projects
Experiments and Applications Using Plasma
Circuit Theory
Construction
Pretest
Mechanical Assembly
Test and Function Selection
Experiments and Applications Using Plasma
Experiments and Applications Using Ions
Solid-State Tesla Coil
Circuit Theory
Assembly
Test Steps
Thirty-Inch-Spark Tesla Lightning Generator
Basic Points to Consider Before Building This Project
Brief Theory of Operation
Circuit Description
Description of Major Components
LS1 Secondary Coil
Output Terminal
LP1 Primary Coil
Coupling
SPKGAP Spark Gap Switch
C3 Primary Capacitor
CHK1--RF Choke
Assembly Steps
Testing Steps
Special Notes
Traveling-Plasma Jacob's Ladder
Origin
Basic Description
Circuit Descriptions
Assembly Steps
Testing the Circuit
Amazing Plasma Tornado Generator
Theory of Operation
Project Description
Assembly Instructions
Application and Operation
Special Note
Plasma Lightsaber
Circuit Theory
Construction
Construction Steps
Mechanical Assembly Steps
Test Points and Troubleshooting Suggestions
Special Notes
Batteries
Applications
Ion Ray and Charge Gun
Circuit Operation
Construction Steps
Board Assembly Steps
Testing Steps
Mechanical Assembly
Operation and Applications
Experiments
Negative Ion Information
Special Notes
See-in-the-Dark Project
General Description
Basic Theory
Circuit Description
Circuit Assembly
Circuit Board Testing
Fabrication and Mechanical Assembly
Special Notes
Fish Stunning and Wormer Project
General Description
Circuit Description
Construction Steps
Subassembly Pretest
Final Assembly
Operation
Verification of Operation
Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Generator
Basic Description
Project Objective
Hazards
Theory
Capacitor
Inductor
Spark Switch
Exploding Wire Disruption Switch (High-Power, High-Frequency Pulse)
RFC1 Radio Frequency Choke
R1 Resistor
Charger
Assembly
Application
Sources
Ultrasonic Microphone
Applications
Circuit Description
Construction Steps
Electrical Pretest
Special Note: Utilizing a Standing Wave
Supplementary Application Note
Recording
Phaser Pain Field Gun
Circuit Theory
Construction Steps
Subassembly Pretest
Final Assembly
Pain Field Property-Protection Guard
Project Description
Driver Circuit Description
Detection Circuit Description
Construction
Final Assembly
Test Procedure
Testing Detector-Sensing Circuit
Special Notes
Application and Setup
A Word of Caution
General Information on Ultrasonics
Index
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