EDUCATIONAL TUTORIALS - ELECTRONIC THEORY

ABC's of Electricity
a beginners guide to electron flow theory and other electrical power transmission info
COOPER POWER SYSTEMS
AC/DC Electronic Theory
good mini tutorials originally published in world radio magazine covering electronic theory
HAROLD
HALLIKAINEN
AC Circuit Analysis for the TI-92
TI-92 graphing calculator tutorial for sine waves, reactance, parallel, series, RMS and averaging circuits
TEXAS
INSTRUMENTS
AC Electricity & Electronics
textbook like mini-tutorial covering the basic elements of AC electricity
SWEETHAVEN
PUBLISHING
Articles on "Electricity"
excellent notes, details, tutorials and meanderings and something for everyone from the 'science hobbyist' himself
BILL
BEATY
Basic Electrical Theory
short explaination theory ranging from atomic structure to conductors, insulators and semiconductors
U.S. ARMY
Basic Electrical Theory
basic principles of electricity; electrons, conductors, insulators
ELECTRICIANS
TOOLBOX
Basic Electronics Information for Beginners and Novices
nice site in progress with graphics suitable for saving and printing, resistors and ohms law sections completed
DTE
MICROSYSTEMS
Basic Theory
elementary info on resistors, capacitors, transistor gain, digital gates
TECHNICIANS
TOOLBOX
Basics of Electricity
minor work describing voltage, current, resistance, capacitance
RICE
UNIVERSITY
Beginners Guide to Tools, Soldering and Components
tips and basic information including pictorials to assist those new to electronic construction techniques
SM0PVO
DC Circuit Theory
nice batch of beginners tutorials dealing with DC theory
UNIVERSITY
OF GUELPH
Digital Logic Tutorial
nice online descriptions of basic logic gates, including their functions and simple uses
PLAY
HOOKEY.COM
Digital System Tutorial
practical digital concept and theory for beginners
UNIVERSITY
OF SIDNEY
EE 61 Lab Notes
electrical engineering for beginners (class notes)
DUKE
UNIVERSITY
Electricity and Tennis Balls
interesting analogy using tennis balls as 'electrons' to teach the concepts of voltage, current and resistance
BOSTON
MUSEUM
Electronic Circuits Tutorial
nice theory of operation info for various basic analog and digital based circuits with gifs and a bit of math
ERIC
CODEVILLE
Electronic Design Notes (E3317 Electrical and Electronic Design)
lecture notes, tutorial and tests in pdf, doc and html covering the usage discrete and analog circuitry
UNIVERSITY OF
QUEENSLAND
Electronics2000.com
excellent and original 'basics of electronics' tutorial series and more!
RAYMOND
MIECZNIK
Electronics Info for Beginners
a variety of short notes, tips and good info relating to electricity and electronics
GRAHAM
KNOTT
Electronics Tutorial
topics include transistors, capacitors, scr's, triac's and reactance
MARIO
ANYTHING
Grant's Electronics Tutorial
beginning electronics info tailored for teenagers
GRANT
PARNELL
Internet Guide To Electronics
basic tutorial information covering schematic symbols, passive and active components, meter basics and more
JOHN ADAMS
Introduction to Electronics
online class notes for semiconductor, measurements and transducer/sensor theory
LATROBE
UNIVERSITY
Lecture Notes - Electronics (PHYS 395)
extensive notes from AC/DC basics to digital microcomputer component theory
UNIVERSITY OF
ALBERTA
Mini Tutorials
basic work detailing op-amp theory, ttl ic designations and more
HOBBY
ELECTRONICS
Ohm's Law Overview
simple description of the algebraic formula
NASA
Physics 203: Electricity and Magnetism
class notes and study guide in raw form
JIM
IMAMURA
Power Electronics Fundamentals
pdf files loaded with graphs, theory and math, intended for classroom use with engineering textbook
R.W. ERICKSON
Power Electronics Tutorial
a detailed theory of operation for diode and SCR based dc converters in single and three phase applications
VENKAT
RAMASWAMY
Power Semiconductor Training Guide
basic circuit and power semiconductor applications and theory
INTERNATIONAL
RECTIFIER
Semiconductor Devices
class notes for p/n junction , diode and transistor theory
LATROBE
UNIVERSITY
The Electronics Companion
nice analog and digital learning pages complete with extensive lecture slides, quiz and lab projects
TONY
FISCHER-CRIPPS
The Electronics Workshop
a tutorial collection including introduction, chemistry and physics of electronics
THINKQUEST
The Scots Guide to Electronics
the beginning of an extensive 'A to Z' type tutorial of electronic technology (a work in progress)
JIM LESURF
Tutorials for Learning about Electronics
beginner and intermediate information
IGUANA LABS
Understanding Electricity
basic mini-tutorial using an analogy to water
4QD

EDUCATIONAL TUTORIALS - MISCELLANEOUS

Amplifier Application Primer
info relating to the usage, selection and application of audio and LF amps
TECHRON
Analog Tutorials and FAQ's
brief articles covering circuit design techniques, component characteristics and noise in pcb design issues
BILL
CHAMBERS
CCTV White Paper
info on ntsc video characteristics
VISUAL
INSPECTION TECH
Circuits and Machines Lab Notes
class instructions and notes covering oscilloscopes, waveforms, transformers, rectifiers, thyristors and motors
KANSAS
STATE
Closed-Loop Systems
a nice little description of op-amp based control circuits using feedback to minimize system error
DON
FOREMAN
Colder electronic circuitry is less reliable
technical brief detailing cold ambient temperature failure mechanism for electronic circuitry
HONEYWELL
Component Identification Tool
general purpose info for identifying various R,C,L,semi, and connector components
ARMY FCIM
Computer I/O Port Tutorial Page
parallel, and joystick port hardware and software information including *kits* for real world control functions
PC KITS
DC - DC Converter Application Guide
good info relating to general usage and characteristics of DC-DC converters and DC supplies
POWER
CONVERTIBLES
Dynamic Response Tutorial
mini tutorial covering the basics of dynamic response of instruments and control processes
KEVIN ROBBINS
Electrical Noise Considerations
decent technote on dealing with electrical noise in electronic systems
GALIL MOTION
CONTROL
Electronics Experiments
a large variety of pre-written experiments covering ac, dc, analog, digital and more
HEWLETT
PACKARD
EPROM Burning
digital electronics class notes from morgan state university detailing prom burning with .s19 formats
PETER H.
ANDERSON
Flow Tutorial
mini tutorial covering the basics of flow measurement
KEVIN
ROBBINS
How Things Work - Index of Topics
interactive q&a format discussing electrical, electronic, magnetic and other topics
LOUIS BLOOMFIELD
Harry's Basic Homebrew Information
info on tools, soldering, components, test equipment and more for the beginner
HARRY
LYTHALL
How Boolean Logic Works
a simple technical overview of logic gate and their constructive usage
BYG
PUBLISHING
How To Become An Antenna Guru
a good site 'in progress' that explains antenna theory and concepts in a down-to-earth fashion
DAN WARREN
Impulse Radio Overview
a new ultra-wideband radio technology viable for part 15 (low-power, unlicensed) usage
PULSON
COMMUNICATIONS
Jason's Electronic Universe
interactive tests online covering ac/dc/digital electronics topics
JASON MESSER
PID Algorithm Explained
a detailed yet simple explaination of the pid control function
JOHN SHAW
PID Algorithm for Process Control
yet another 'pid explained' article
DAVID
ST. CLAIR
PID Control Algorithms Comparisons
descriptive article explaining how different manufacturers equipment implements control loops
EXPERTUNE
PID Process Control
a concise tutorial covering general PID characteristics
EXPERTUNE
Piezo Eduction
Tutorials
PIEZO SYSTEMS
Power Supply Design Papers
technical papers dealing with many power supply design manufacturing and testing issues
VENABLE
INDUSTRIES
Power Supply Design Tips
explanation of component properties and characteristics you won't find in the data books
RIDLEY
ENGINEERING
Resistor colour codes
a guide to resistor color codes and standard values
4QD
Resistors and their uses
selection and use of various resistor technologies
KE4TUG
Resistor FAQ
a good source of information relating to various types and applications of electrical resistors
JOHN PATRICK
RF Antenna Tech Notes
a variety of short articles concerning antennas, grounding, dB conversion and more
CHRIS SCOTT
RF Library
app notes, tech papers and more regarding RF and microwave hardware (free registration required)
RF
GLOBALNET
RF Modem Technical Paper
theory of operation including schematics for this 56K digital device
WA4DSY
Selecting a Fuse Value
info on proper circuit fusing
COMPLIANCE
ENGINEERING
Switch Mode Power Supply Design
a review of EMI problems in SMPS design
MICHAEL WU
Switching-Mode Power Supply Design
technical details and SMPS design tips, presented in a unique problem solving sequence
JERROLD FOUTZ
Technical Data Reference
design formulas, conversion factors, constants, computer, RF and IC info
DICK SMITH
ELECTRONICS
Technical Papers
info in word format covering a small variety of analog, power and R&D electronics topics
AD&D
CONSULTING
Tutorial and Reference Notes
insulating materials, battery capacity, SWR and electrostatics info
WENZEL
ASSOCIATES
The PLC Tutor
a good site catering to the beginning user of Programmable Logic Controllers
PHIL M
Thermoelectricity
brief overview of the Seebeck, Peltier and Thomson effects
FELIX LU
Tips for Improving Receiver Performance
nice technical overview of R.F. receiver circuitry pertaining mainly to communications equipment
KIWA
ELECTRONICS
Wire & Cable Technical Papers
audio, video, data and r.f. wiring applications explained
BELDEN
Wireless Devices: How It Works
easy to read descriptions of various RF technologies including cell phones, radio, TV, pagers and more
RADIO DESIGN

EDUCATIONAL TUTORIALS - HOMEBREW PROJECTS 

Bowden's Hobby Circuits
'the best on the net' source of well drawn circuit schematics, including excellent textual theory of operation
BILL
BOWDEN
EB7GWL Electronics
PIC and 8031 boards, FM Rx, mono amp, packet radio, various Sinclair ZX Spectrum I/O boards
LUIS
EB7GWL
Electronic Hobby Kits
this vendor offers an incredible range and variety of electronic kits
DIY
ELECTRONICS
Electronic Project Tutorials
complete project plans & instructions for 8255, printer port and infrared I/O boards
BOONDOG
AUTOMATION
Harry's Homebrew Homepage
well documented projects for antennas, recievers, transmitters, and other RF related circuits
HARRY
LYTHALL
HomeBrew Projects - Tech Topics
4 part series details PCB's, enclosures and finishing/labeling
KC5RCC
Homemade Hobby Electronics Emporium
informative material detailing the manufacture of electronic circuits and pcb's
KENT
BOUCHER
Interesting Transistor Circuits
dozens of simple building block circuits mostly based on transistors
4QD
Linear Electronics Troubleshooter
complete DC solid state load, AC inverter, HV pulse generator projects and more
CLAYTON
FORRESTER
Poptronix Online - Electronics Projects
pdf files detailing homebrew electronics projects, searchable database of technical books, resources and more
POPTRONIX
Stamp Circuits and Applications
battery charger, psuedo adc, dtmf decoder, scrolling sign and more
BOB BLICK