Elements of Radio


    THIS book, printed in the United States, is in the nature of an elementary course of instruction in radio technique on very practical lines. The authors state that as a result of many years experience of teaching this subject, they consider it a mistake to require the student to learn a mass of laws and principles of electricity before teaching him radio. The first half of the book deals with the radio receiver, starting with the crystal detector and leading up through valve detectors and amplifiers to the superheterodyne type of receiver. The second half of the book is slightly more advanced, and deals first with the phenomena of direct and alternating current electricity and their applications; and then with the essential characteristics of radio transmitters and auxiliary equipment.

    Elements of Radio

    By Abraham Marcus William Marcus. Prepared under the editorship of Ralph E. Horton. Complete edition. Pp. xiii + 699. (London: George Allen and Unwin, Ltd., 1943.) 27s. 6d. net.

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    Elements of Radio. Nature 154, 256 (1944). https://doi.org/10.1038/154256d0

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