A ROUGH GUIDE TO ELECTRONICS
MadLab presents an absolute beginner's guide to electronics. Following this short course will lead you from basic ideas about electronics right up to an understanding of how the simple MadLab kits actually work.
In this course you will learn what electrons are and what they do; what the different types of electronic components are and how they work; and how components connect together to make a complete circuit. Along the way you will learn useful things like the resistor colour code and how to read a circuit diagram.
And don't worry - this is electronics without mathematics.
This rough guide answers some of the most common questions about electronics:
What are a.c. and d.c. ?
What is Ohm's Law ?
What is the difference between current and voltage ?
What exactly does a transistor do ?
LESSON 1 - THE BASICS
LESSON 2 - RESISTORS
LESSON 3 - CAPACITORS
LESSON 4 - SEMICONDUCTORS
LESSON 5 - OTHER COMPONENTS
LESSON 6 - CIRCUIT DIAGRAMS
LESSON 7 - PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER