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Photovoltaics reaches for respectability - Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Environmental issues renew interest in solar cell technology.
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Kirchhoff's Laws Lesson - Monday, December 14, 2015
I need clarification with Kirchoff's Laws.
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What are electronic filters used for? - Thursday, July 02, 2015
Q. I have been studying filter circuits, and I think I understand them pretty well. What are filter circuits used for, anyway? I know there are different kinds, like high-pass and low-pass, and that they pass some frequencies and not others. What practical application do these kinds of circuits have?
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Q. Why are connections for electrical wiring done with crimp connectors and wire nuts instead of being soldered?
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5210-5 Kirchhoff's Laws - Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Q. Need clarification for the following: 5210-2 Topic 1 states "This means that a current flowing away from the node must be considered negative, since its direction is opposite to the assumed current direction specified by the law. To use the current law, remember that current entering are positive and current leaving are negative".
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What is CET Study Guide - Friday, January 23, 2015
Q. My course includes a CET Study Guide. What is this?
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What is calculus? - Friday, December 19, 2014
I am in the beginning part of the Electronics Associate Degree. I know that I will study calculus later on in the course. Just what is calculus, anyway?
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Q. The soldering lessons say to use only rosin-core solder in electronics work, and not to use acid-core solder. What is wrong with using acid-core solder?
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I am in Course 1B. What kind of calculator should I have for this course?
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I would like to operate 120V appliances off a 12V battery. I have heard that there are devices that let you do this. What are they and how do they work?
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