Learn Electronics


I’ve created this page a quick resource on where to find good training material.

Getting Started

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/where-do-i-start

Voltage, Current, Resistance, and Ohm’s Law

OhmsLaw  Ohm's_law_triangle  FormulaWheelElectronics

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/voltage-current-resistance-and-ohms-law

Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC)

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/alternating-current-ac-vs-direct-current-dc

Powering you projects

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-power-a-project

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/battery-technologies

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-lithium-polymer-batteries-are-made

Voltage regulators

Polarity

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/polarity

Multimeters

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-use-a-multimeter

Wires & Conductive Thread

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/working-with-wire

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/sewing-with-conductive-thread

Connectors

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/connector-basics

Circuits

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/what-is-a-circuit

Concepts

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/tags/concepts

Schematics / Diagrams / Fritzing

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-read-a-schematic

http://fritzing.org

Series and Parallel Circuits

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/series-and-parallel-circuits

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Series_and_parallel_circuits

Breadboards

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-use-a-breadboard

Breakout board

Soldering

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-solder—through-hole-soldering

Resistors

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/resistors/types-of-resistors#trim

Analog Potentiometers / Rheostats

http://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/11048/whats-the-difference-between-a-potentiometer-and-a-rheostat

Digital Potentiometers

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_potentiometer

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10613

http://cdn.sparkfun.com/datasheets/Components/General%20IC/22060b.pdf

Resistor Colour Codes

Capacitors

Voltage Dividers

Voltage Divider

Voltage Divider Equation

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/voltage-dividers

http://www.electronics2000.co.uk/calc/potential-divider-calculator.php

Diodes

LEDs

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/light-emitting-diodes-leds

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-leds-are-made

Transistors

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/transistors

OpAmps

Analog to Digital Conversion & ACD (Analog to Digital Converters)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resistor_ladder

Digital to Analog Conversion & DACs (Digital to Analog Converters)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resistor_ladder

Motors

http://science.howstuffworks.com/transport/engines-equipment/gear-ratio.htm

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/pulse-width-modulation

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/motors-and-selecting-the-right-one

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H_bridge

Sensors

Arduiono / PIC / ARM

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/data-types-in-arduino

https://learn.adafruit.com/multi-tasking-the-arduino-part-1/using-millis-for-timing

Intel® Edison

https://www.sparkfun.com/products/13024

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/edison-getting-started-guide

Wifi

ESP8266

http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/WiFi-Serial-Transceiver-Module-w-ESP8266-p-1994.html

Bluetooth

Manufacturing

https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-sell-your-widget-on-sparkfun

http://fab.fritzing.org/fritzing-fab

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