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Learning about electronics

  1. Oct 27, 2006 #1
    I am just learning about electronics
    Is there a site
    that describes what each component in a circuit does
    with arrows describing electron flow
    and what it is doing along the way?
    I need diagrams.

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  3. Oct 27, 2006 #2
    To what extend are you trying to get? You can always check out a library book.
  4. Oct 28, 2006 #3
    Have a look at the thread I made above. It's got a book recommendation in it about electronics. The thread is the Interpretation of existing circuit one :wink:
  5. Oct 29, 2006 #4


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    Wikipedia is a good website for learning about electronics. And the book "The Art of Electronics" by Horowitz and Hill is an excellent beginning electronics book, and *well* worth the purchase price.
  6. Oct 29, 2006 #5
    You sold it to me mate. As soon as funds are available I'm grabbing a copy :cool:
  7. Oct 30, 2006 #6


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    Check out my website "Free Engineering Online" (link in sig). There are many links in the electronics section. There is also some links in the 'Links" section that points to a free software simulator applet that allows to build circuits and simulate them. It also shows the direction of current, etc. Its great!
  8. Oct 30, 2006 #7
    ranger>>> thankS!! i can't believe it ! i can actually watch lectures on signals and systems! very useful!!
  9. Nov 1, 2006 #8
    A great link indeed Mr. Ranger sir :wink:
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