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American Microsemiconductor Tutorials on Semiconductors Bipolar transistors, diacs, diodes, diode arrays, ECG, NTE, and SK replacements, germanium diode, junction FET MOSFET, SCR, tunnel diode and back diode, transient voltage suppressor, triacs, unijunction transistors, varactor diodes, zener diodes
Anderson-Labs Famous last words, UFO film clip, NTSC, bypassing, shielding, decoupling, layout, resistors, capacitors, inductors, transistors, op-amps, 555 timer, ISD chip, digital logic, special technologies, communications, optical, RF, mixers & modulation, filters, transmission lines, HAM radio, television, antennas, cellphones, radar, sound, graphics
Assembly Process for Hobbyists Circuit drawing, Printed circuit drawing, circuit operation explanation, procedure of assembly wiring, troubleshooting
Basic Hobby Electronics (comprehensive) Theory and block diagrams, practical skills, components, test and measurement, digital, diodes, junctino transistors, transistor fault finding, unijunction transistors, FETs, op-amps, Bels, Decibels, and dB, thyristor, triac, diac, multivibrators, Schmitt trigger, reactance and impedance in AC circuits, phasors and resonance, microprocessor systems, combination logic, flip-flops, sequential logic
Burr-Brown Application Reference Voltage feedback op-amps, current feedback op-amps, A/D, D/A, isolation amplifiers, etc.
Data Communications What is data communication?, Networking devices, The OSI reference model, The Physical layer 1, Types of connections, Physical topology, Digital signalling, Analogue signalling, Baudrate and Bitrate, The DTE and the DCE, Interface standards, Circuit terminations, Handshaking, Flow control, Timing, The difference between X- and V-recommandations, Definition of interchange circuits, Common known interfaces, V.24 interface, RS-232 interface, V.35 interface, X.21/V.11 interface, RS-449 interface, G.703 interface, Time division multiplexing, Pulse code modulation, Digital cross connect switch (ACE), The multiplexer
Electronic Lecture Notes Direct Current Circuits , Basic Concepts, Current, Potential Difference, Resistance and Ohm's Law, The Schematic Diagram , Electromotive Force (EMF), Ground, Kirchoff's Laws, Series and Parallel Combinations of Resistors, Voltage Divider, Current Divider, Branch Current Method, Loop Current Method, Equivalent Circuits, Thevenin's and Norton's Theorems, Determination of Thevenin and Norton Circuit Elements, Problems, Alternating Current Circuits, Sinusoidal Sources and Complex Impedance, Filter Circuits, Filters and Amplifiers, Log-Log Plots and Decibels, Passive RC Filters, Low-Pass Filter, Diode Circuits, Power Supplies, Transistor Circuits, The Junction Field Effect Transistor (JFET)
Elementary Electronic Components Resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, coils, printed wiring boards, relays, wiring materials
Elementary Electronic Instruments Soldering, holding, cutting, making hold, planning, checking, testing, arrangement, making PWB
Engineering Method for Hobbyists Soldering iron, solder, solder sucker, pliers, wire cutters, tweezers, printed wiring board, resistor, capacitor, integrated circuit, diode transistor, wiring material
Hewlett-Packard Application Notes AM, ATM/Parallel Test Systems, Acoustic, Agilent function generators, amplifiers, amplitude modulation, anechoic chamber, synthesizers, battery testing, CDMA, coaxial systems, communications, compliance testing, component test, crystals, data acquisition, group delay, digital communications, digital modulation, oscilloscopes, distortion, electronic counter measures, electronic warfare, error analysis,fiber optics, Fourier analysis, frequency modulation, GSM 900, LCR meters, lightwave, logic analyzers, manufacturing, materials measurement, microwave, mixers, mobile radio, RF, network analyzer, noise figure, noise, oscillators, phase linearity, phase modulation, phase noise testers, phase shift modulation, phase stability, phase locked loops, power meters, power transistors, radar, protocol analysis, receivers, reflectometers, s-parameters, satellite communications, semiconductors, signature analysis, Smith chart, spectrum analysis, standrads, stripline, system verification, TDMA, television, telecommunications, transistors, vector measurements, video, voltage controlled oscillators, wireless communications
Integrated Publishing Electrical Engineering training series, engineering basics, patent your ideas, college contact information, government agency links, programming, famous quotations, internet submissions, basio machines, much more.
Linear Technology's Application Notes AC line monitor, amplifiers, current feedback, analog switches, ballistocardiograph, battery chargers, breadboarding techniques, capacitors, CCFL test equipment, circuit breakers, omparators, controllers, converters, current loop digital help circuits, distortion measurements, drift, drivers, active RC filters, switched capacitor filters, function generators, ground planes, hot swap, interface circuits, laptop circuits, memory, micropower, models, motor control, mulitplexers, noise, oscillators, oscilloscope, Ott process, peak detectors, phase-locked loops, power management, probes, programming, pulse detector, pulse generator, pulse width modulator, radio station, Reference-AC, Reference-current, Reference-voltage, linear regulators, switching regulators, signal conditioning, temperature, signal processing, single cell, single supply, switches, telecommunications, thermal analysis, trigger, voltage, voltmeter
Matrix Test Equipment Technical Tutorials Test Setup for Measuring X-Mod, CSB & CSO (MTN-107), Notes on Composite Second & Third Order Distortion (MTN-108), The Relationship of Intercept Points & Composite Distortions (MTN-109), Extending the Limits of Composite Inermodulation Distortion Measurements (MTN-110), Bridge Method for Measuring Intermodulation Distortion, N.T.S.C. Channel Designation and Frequency Chart, Channel Designation and Frequency Chart with FCC Offsets
Maxim Application Notes A/D and D/A conversions/sampling circuits, amplifiers, analog, filters, battery charger, bias supply circuits, circuit protections, fiber optic circuits, high frequency wireless circuits, interface, measurement circuits, miscellaneous circuits, power supply circuits, supervisory/voltage monitor circuits, video circuits
Minicircuits Application Note Library Measurement methods, speed IM testing, automated compression measurements, surface mount assembly, ESD control for electronics manufacturing, frequency mixers amplifiers, I & Q and QPSK modulators/demodulators, electronic attenuators, digital step attenuators, directional couplers, filters, limiters, VCOs, phase detectors, power splitters/combiners, terminations, frequency doublers, RF chokes, RF transformers, switches
Motorola Tutorials  
National Semiconductor's Application Notes I/O products, amplifiers, buffers, comparators, data acquisition, display circuits, flat panel display, interface, references, regulators, temperature sensors, audio, automotive, microcontrollers, microprocessor, aeorspace, software, networks, telecommunications, wireless base station, wireless communications
Netseminar Online Streaming Audio and Video lectures from various companies.
Online Symposium of Electrical Engineers Wireless communications, data networking, analog and RF electronics, DSP, ebmedded processing, digital logic design, bioelectronics, materials and devices, electronic systems, power electroncic
OzEmu Science A big site. Includes wire tables (under reference section), semiconductors, tutorials, design, and much more
RF Globalnet Active components and sybsystems, antennas, transmission lines, connectors, CAD, instrumentation and test equipment, materials, devices, and circuit fabrication, passive components, and subsystems, systems design, DSP, mixed-signal, power supplies, etc.
RF MicroDevices Power amplifiers, linear CATV amplifiers, general purpose amplifiers, modulators and upconverters, mixers, quadrature demodulators, front ends, attenuators and switches, IF amplifiers, transceivers, VCOs, IP3 calculations, microstrip line impedance, noise figure calculations, etc.
Spread Spectrum Tutorials The ABCs of Spread Spectrum - A Tutorial on SS
Techonline University Audio/video processing, Spread Spectrum, communications, data acquisition, DSP, embedded systems, fuzzy logic and neural network computing, input-output (IO) subsystem design, microprocessors, networking, operating systems, PCB design, portable and mobile systems, power electronics, real time operations and system design, RF circuits & systems, network routing, simulation, standards, system modeling, system theory, wireless system design, GSM
Texas Instruments DSP, digital logic, memory, analog & mixed-signal, networking, processors, automotive, computing, control systems, digital control systems & motor control, image & radar, medical, telecommunications, wireless

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