For us to better understand and explore the world of electricity and electronics, we need to understand the basics of voltage, current and resistance. Now these are the three main building blocks that we require to manipulate and fully utilize electricity, and because we cannot see/touch them, they can be somewhat difficult to comprehend. In […]

AC stands for “Alternating Current” which describes voltage or current that changes polarity or direction respectively over time whereas DC stands for “Direct Current” that maintains constant polarity or direction respectively over time. AC is the form in which electric power is delivered to households and businesses and it’s what consumers typically use when they […]

Electricity and how it works Electricity Basics: Electricity is a natural phenomenon that occurs throughout nature and it takes different forms but for purposes of this tutorial, we’ll only concentrate on current electricity i.e. what powers our gadgets. The goal here is to understand how electricity flows from a power source through wires, spinning motors […]