Andrew Lindeman wrote:
> >"Old Ben Franklin, when he flew his kite, thought current flowed from
> >what he called positive to negative. However, Franklin knew nothing
> >about electrons. His theory about charges is now known to be wrong, but
> >tradition is awfully hard to break; even today some books use Ben's
> >idea. Throughout these lessons, however, current will always mean a
> >flow of electrons from negative to positive."
> >Joe Curry '63 Spit (Negative ground)
> I was about to quote from the same book. A wonderful book on the basics of
> electronics. I highly recommend it to anyone who ever wondered just how
> semi-conductors work. It availible for about $5 at Radio Shack.
> Andy L.
> '70 Spitfire
> '96 VW Jetta (For Sale!)
I got my copy free about 22 years ago when I worked as a tech writer at
TI in Plano, TX. I have since gotten rid of a lot of junk from those
years, but that is one book that I have held onto. My copy is a XEROX
copy 8 1/2x11 and is 3 inches thick (single sided).
Joe Curry '63 Spit