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Learning Electrical Engineering

  1. Nov 19, 2014 #1
    I apologize in advance if my question is vague, but I am planning to become an electrical engineer and wish to give myself a big head start (if possible) I have already read https://www.physicsforums.com/index.php?posts/4828192 and I have been though physics in high school, so I have a basic understanding of electricity. Unfortunately, based on what I do know, I feel I have a long way to go. I'm hoping for a book or free website, (not a paid course), to forward my learning. I would be happy with: electricity textbooks, videos, PDFs, etc.
     
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  4. Nov 20, 2014 #3
    I would just focus on your math right now, like basic linear algebra which comes up a lot in EE studies.

    This might be too much...but you could buy a set of resitors, LEDs, and a breadboard. Grab yourself a cheap digital multimeter and then you could get a more intuitive feel for what's going on in a basic circuit. That helped me, it may not help others.

    Do you know any programming languages?

    Just read that you would rather not pay for a course. What is your math and physics background? That could help better determine the next topic to look at in EE.
     
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