The Boy Electrician
Definitely not just for boys, The Boy Electrician is a classic introduction to electricity for curious minds of any age or gender. Full of easy-to-follow experiments and projects, this fun guidebook offers advice on building and creating your own real-life demonstrations of the principles explained, making this a true scientific adventure.
Lessons on magnetism, static electricity, batteries, motors, telegraphy, radio, and much more can be found in this single volume. If you have ever wanted to build your own simple electrical machine or just have a better overall understanding of how electricity works, this book is a must-have! The Boy Electrician has stood the test of time, offering a gateway of understanding that can lead to more sophisticated explorations in electronics and how machines work. This timeless book has inspired generations of engineers, scientists, tinkerers, and technology geeks.
Reprinted here is the third edition in its entirety.
Alfred P. Morgan, electrical engineer and inventor, attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of more than fifty books and hundreds of articles and holds multiple patents for radio and mechanical devices.