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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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In the oscillator lab lesson we build some LC oscillators and then pick up their signals on an AM radio. Why do the oscillators give off radio signals?
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Learn how computer chips being made today have millions of transistors on them.
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Describing the harmonics of a signal - Thursday, August 14, 2014
I am studying Lesson 2405 on amplifiers. In it there is a description of the harmonics of a signal. I don’t understand this.
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What are filter circuits used for? - Monday, June 30, 2014
Q. I have been studying filter circuits, and I think I understand them pretty well. What are filter circuits used for, anyway?
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Hot Ideas - Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Q. When you are working with electricity, is it safer to be grounded?
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How do LCDs work? - Thursday, June 05, 2014
I have seen LCDs in things like calculators and watches. How do these work and why are they used instead of something like LED displays?
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