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Electronics Books [duplicate]

I am earching for a good book for electronic devices and circuits. Details about 'dc' as well as 'ac' biasing are what I am interested in. If you could guide me to a good book, it would be wonderful. ...
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Electronic Design Book [duplicate]

I'd like to know if there are books about how to design electronic circuits. I have lots of theoretical books that cover how to analyse circuits, but I'd like to read about something more practical, ...
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Beginning Audio Electronics [duplicate]

I'm 16 and interested in getting into audio electronics so I can make things like mixers and speakers, etc. I currently only have a rudimentary understanding of electrical circuits which extends only ...
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What is a good book on electricity? [duplicate]

What is a good book on electricity such as generators for someone who is a beginner and want to learn about the generator and such.
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How to get started with learning electronics? [duplicate]

My main goal is to be skilled enough to design printed circuit boards to build devices like a basic smart watch and other simple projects. How do I get started ?
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self guided electronics text recommendations [duplicate]

Can anyone recommend a good text or texts that they have experience with for someone learning electronics on their own. I have taken some very basic college courses, but I want to know more. There are ...
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Why does a resistor need to be on the anode of an LED?

Please be kind, I am an electronics nub. This is in reference to getting an LED to emit photons. From what I read (Getting Started in Electronics - Forrest Mims III and Make: Electronics) electrons ...
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Question about the basic differences between a MOSFET and a FET

I'm still new to all this stuff, but I'm slowly trying to understand. I'm getting most of my information from "Getting Started in Electronics" (Forrest Mimm's book) Okay, so MOSFETs allow current to ...
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How does one get started with electrical engineering? [closed]

Total beginner here. I know absolutely nothing about anything, but I want to build stuff. Preferably for cheap. Books, kits, anything?
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How can I learn electronics at home? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Learning about electronics I am 40. I am an architect by profession. I am very interested in learning electronics. I don't have time to go to college for an electronics ...
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how to select capacitor values

I am trying to find information on formulas used to calculate capacitance required for a given circuit. Not a circuit in particular, just in general how to figure out what value should be used. I know ...
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What good resources are there for a high school student to start learning electronics?

I have a couple years of experience with computers - I can program, and I know computers really well. But I don't understand them. This leads to a broader scope - I don't understand electronics in ...
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How long can a capacitor stay charged?

If I fully charge a 1.5V capacitor from 1.5V battery, how long can it keep the charge? If I connect it to 1.5V bulb would it lose that charge instantly? If yes why? Where would it go?
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Online guide to electronics [closed]

I had the luck to have someone who could explain everything to me, but most starting hobbyists don't have someone like that. Is there a guide available which covers all the basics, like formulas, ...
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How can a higher power circuit share the ground with a lower powered circuit?

Just when you think you understand electricity, it throws another curve ball at you. The following circuit confuses me. The Arduino has it's own power circuit supplied by either batteries or a ...
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