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Latest Free Engineering Books
“The Theory and Technique of Electronic Music”, by Miller Puckette, is available online and in pdf format for free. This is a book about using electronic techniques to record, synthesize, process, and analyze musical sounds.
“Open Softwear” is a book about fashion and technology. More precisely it is a book about Arduino boards, conductive fabric, resistive thread, soft buttons, LEDs, and some other things.
Signal Processing for Communications, by Paolo Prandoni and Martin Vetterli, takes a novel, less classical approach to the subject, the authors have written this book with the conviction that signal processing should be fun.
“Embedded Software Development with eCos” is a free book in pdf format from Bruce Perens’ Open Source Series. Build low-cost, royalty-free embedded solutions with eCos—step by step.
The lectures, book chapters and projects of the book, “The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles” by Noam Nisan and Shimon Schocken is available for free from their book site.
Read “How Computers Work: Processor and Main Memory” by Roger Young online or download in pdf format. Computers are the most complex machines that have ever been created. This book will tell you how they work, and no technical knowledge is required. It explains in great detail the operation of a simple but functional computer.
Read “Getting Started with MakerBot” by Bre Pettis and MakerBlock for free from O’Reilly Media’s Open Feedback Publishing System. Get a hands-on introduction to the world of personal fabrication with the MakerBot, the easiest and most affordable rapid prototyper available.
Download free eBook “What’s a Microcontroller?” from Parallax. This text answers the question “What’s a microcontroller?” by showing students how they can design their own customized, intelligent inventions with Parallax Inc.’s BASIC Stamp® microcontroller module.