WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Robert Bruce

Overview
Works: 21 works in 204 publications in 7 languages and 5,834 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Laboratory manuals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: TK9969, 621.3916
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Bruce Thompson
Building the perfect PC by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

36 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to building a custom PC provides information on planning the project, choosing the components, and constructing five different systems, including a mainstream PC and a home theater PC
PC hardware in a nutshell : a desktop quick reference by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

40 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"PC Hardware in a Nutshell is a guide to buying, building, upgrading, and repairing Intel-based PCs, presented in O'Reilly's concise "In a Nutshell" Format."--Jacket
Illustrated guide to home chemistry experiments : all lab, no lecture by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on setting up an in-home chemistry lab, covers the basics of chemistry, and offers a variety of experiments
Repairing and upgrading your PC by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on how to upgrade, maintain, and repair the hardware of personal computers
Astronomy hacks by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronomy Hacks begins the space exploration by getting you set up with the right equipment for observing and admiring the stars in an urban setting. Along for the trip are first rate tips for making most of observations. The hacks show you how to: Dark-Adapt Your Notebook Computer. Choose the Best Binocular. Clean Your Eyepieces and Lenses Safely. Upgrade Your Optical Finder. Photograph the Stars with Basic Equipment
Windows NT TCP/IP network administration by Craig Hunt( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Illustrated guide to astronomical wonders by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With capable, high quality telescopes now available for as little as $250, amateur astronomy is really taking off. If you want to join the fun, this is the ideal book to get you started. The Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders explains the equipment you need right away, and describes how and where to find hundreds of spectacular objects in the night sky - beautiful multiple stars, spectacular star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and more." "This book is perfect for amateur astronomers, students, teachers, or anyone who's ready to dive into this rewarding hobby. Designed to be read in the field under red lighting used by astronomers to preserve night vision, the Illustrated Guide to Astronomical Wonders includes recommended observing targets for beginners and intermediate stargazers alike." "Discover what awaits you in the night sky. Who knows? Maybe you'll find a new object. On a clear cold night in January 2004, amateur astronomer Jay McNeil spotted an undiscovered celestial object near Orion, now called McNeil's Nebula."--Jacket
Illustrated guide to home forensic science experiments : all lab, no lecture by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Have you ever wondered whether the forensic science you've seen on TV is anything like the real thing? There's no better way to find out than to roll up your sleeves and do it yourself. This full-color book offers advice for setting up an inexpensive home lab, and includes more than 50 hands-on lab sessions that deal with forensic science experiments in biology, chemistry, and physics. You'll learn the practical skills and fundamental knowledge needed to pursue forensics as a lifelong hobby -- or even a career." -- Back cover
Windows NT Server 4.0 for NetWare administrators by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

6 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PC Hardware buyer's guide : choosing the perfect components by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This guide is a shopping companion for people who wish to build their own desktop computer. It helps you choose which parts are best for you by ensuring compatibility and performance. Features a component overview, valuable rules of thumb, and a quick-lookup reference chart with recommended brands and models
Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Internet and networking handbook by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building the perfect PC Cover title. - Previous ed.: 2007. - "Learning by discovery.". - "Perfect for Windows 7, Linux, and more.". - Includes index by Robert Bruce Thompson( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monitoring & optimizing server performance by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrated guide to forensics investigations : uncover evidence in your home, lab, or basement by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PC hardware : almanach by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Polish and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aggiorna e ripara il tuo PC by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building the perfect PC by Robert Bruce Thompson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] delivers end-to-end instructions, simple enough for even the most inexperienced PC-builder, for creating your ideal machine ... This book covers it all: the various reasons why you'd want to build your own PC, how to plan your project and pick out the component, and how to put it all together. The book shows you how to construct five different systems, with full descriptions of all components and various options: Mainstrean PC, SOHO Server, Kick-Ass LAN Party PC, Home Theater PC, and Small Form Factor PC.-Back cover
Komputery PC : przewodnik dla kupujących by Robert Bruce Thompson( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PC Hardware in a Nutshell by Robert Bruce Thompson( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

PC Hardware in a Nutshell is the practical guide to buying, building, upgrading, and repairing Intel-based PCs. A longtime favorite among PC users, the third edition of the book now contains useful information for people running either Windows or Linux operating systems. Written for novices and seasoned professionals alike, the book is packed with useful and unbiased information, including how-to advice for specific components, ample reference material, and a comprehensive case study on building a PC.In addition to coverage of the fundamentals and general tips about working on PCs, the book includes chapters focusing on motherboards, processors, memory, floppies, hard drives, optical drives, tape devices, video devices, input devices, audio components, communications, power supplies, and maintenance. Special emphasis is given to upgrading and troubleshooting existing equipment so you can get the most from your existing investments.This new edition is expanded to include: Detailed information about the latest motherboards and chipsets from AMD, Intel, SiS, and VIA Extensive coverage of the Pentium 4 and the latest AMD processors, including the Athlon XP/MP Full details about new hard drive standards, including the latest SCSI standards, ATA/133, Serial ATA, and the new 48-bit "Big Drive" ATA interface Extended coverage of DVD drives, including DVD-RAM, DVD-R/RW, and DVD+R/RW Details about Flat Panel Displays, including how to choose one (and why you might not want to) New chapters on serial communications, parallel communications, and USB communications (including USB 2.0) Enhanced troubleshooting coveragePC Hardware in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition provides independent, useful and practical information in a no-nonsense manner with specific recommendations on components. Based on real-world testing over time, it will help you make intelligent, informed decisions about buying, building, upgrading, and repairing PCs in a cost effective manner that will help you maximize new or existing computer hardware systems. It's loaded with real-world advice presented in a concise style that clearly delivers just the information you want, without your having to hunt for it
DIY science : illustrated guide to home forensic science experiments : all lab, no lecture by Robert Bruce Thompson( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Illustrated guide to home chemistry experiments : all lab, no lecture
Alternative Names
Bruce Thompson, Robert

Thompson, Robert

Thompson, Robert B.

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PC hardware in a nutshell : a desktop quick referenceIllustrated guide to home chemistry experiments : all lab, no lectureRepairing and upgrading your PCAstronomy hacksWindows NT TCP/IP network administrationIllustrated guide to astronomical wondersWindows NT Server 4.0 for NetWare administratorsPC Hardware buyer's guide : choosing the perfect components