Electronics 101: Introduction

In this tutorial, we provide the very basic fundamentals and also give you a thorough understanding of the principles and operation of electronic components and devices. This means, as a beginner, you don’t need prior knowledge about electronics to follow along.

In the first chapter, we will cover the basics of electricity and a few terminologies and then we’ll move on to simple, intermediate and advanced electronic components and circuits. The electronic components that we’ll learn about in these tutorials will be used to build simple circuits and projects, this way as a beginner you will be able to know how to apply and use them in real life.

Before we embark on this course, I’ll advise you to buy a starter kit with a few basic electronic components to help you build your own circuits and projects as you follow along with the tutorial series. Alternatively, you could use simulation software such as Proteus Design Suite or EasyEDA, but either way, you’ll get to learn a great deal about electronics.

In this introductory course to Electronics, we are going to cover the following:

Lesson 1: Electricity and how it works

Lesson 2Circuits basics – Open Vs Closed

Lesson 3Current – AC Vs DC

Lesson 4: Resistance, Voltage and Current & Ohm’s Law

Lesson 5:  Resistors

Lesson 6: Capacitors

Lesson 7:  Series and Parallel Circuits

Lesson 8: Multimeters – Continuity, Resistance, Current, Voltage

Lesson 9: Switches

Lesson 10:  Buttons

Lesson 11:  Diodes

Lesson 12:   LEDs

Lesson 13:  Relays

Lesson 14:  Potentiometers

Lesson 15:  Breadboards

Lesson 16:  Batteries

Lesson 17:  Schematics

Lesson 18:  Power

Lesson 19:  Operational Amplifiers (Op Amps)

Lesson 20:  Seven-Segment displays

Lesson 21:  Integrated Circuits ICs

Lesson 22:   Transistors – PNP & NPN – BJTs

Lesson 23:  Inductors

Lesson 24:  Oscillators

Lesson 25:  Circuit design and measurement



Tum Kurtzman
Author: Tum Kurtzman

Computer Engineer, Ugandan Life Hacker, Tech Blogger, YouTuber, Founder & Lead Engineer @ SonaLabs.....

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