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Entry level books/magazines/software/websites for a beginner

A bit of background: I have a masters in engineering, mostly electronics. That was years ago however, and I've been working in finance since college. I've learned a great deal of programming as a part ...
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Instruction Register? Whats it's purpose/how is it connected? (And what happens after)

So im learning the SAP 1 Computer Architecture. Most things I get pretty well, but from what I understand: (Lets pretend it's an 8bit and address is 4 bits and opcode is 4bit) http://www.instructables....
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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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4 or 5 Time Constants to reach practical potential?

While I'm aware that a component can never "fully" charge or discharge to 100%, one textbook I'm using (Practical Electronics - 6th Edition, Sinclair, Dunton) says that we can assume a component has ...
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Which books should I read to gather practical and useful electronic design skills?

I need some guideance from the experienced users here, I need to know where to focus my studies: Ive been reading several electronic books, and they are quite different, I decided I want to re-learn ...
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Calculating the voltage produced by Radio frequency

How do you calculate the voltage produced by a radio frequencies? Say, you have 100MHz radio frequency, whats the relation to calculate voltage produced by it?
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Transistor and zener diode

I have found this schematic and am confused about the transistor and the diode. I know that the phone voltage is around 3V and the PIC voltage is 5v, and it's a level shifting circuit. My questions : ...
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Start in Eletronics/Hardware with Eletronic or Arduino Book? [closed]

I've already received several suggestions about what some people read to start my development in relation to hardware / electronics. I already have a good knowledge in languages ​​such as C, C + +, ...
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where to begin learning PC board designing [closed]

can someone please guide the correct path to learn board designing for computers. being specific i am just keen to design a SBC(single board computer) just for hobby purposes my current knowledge is ...
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Learning electronic circuit design [closed]

Is there a good website or book to learn electronic circuit design from the beginning. I would like to learn more about basic electronic elements and how to use transistors appropriately in my circuit ...
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EE for Software engineers [closed]

Recently I've started playing a lot with 3D printers, Adrunio, Pandaboards and Kinect's SDK. I'm starting to have more and more passion for this sort of devices and I think it's about to turn into a ...
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In this 6 purposes of Vacuum Tubes Video, what does “Generators” mean? [closed]

I was just checking how Vacuum Tubes worked in this very informative video Principles of Vacuum Tubes, however I was unable to understand what is the third point i.e Vacuum Tubes as "Generators". Is ...
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Electrical engineering beginners book [closed]

This maybe the wrong forum to be asking such a broad question but I'm looking for an EE book that was referenced by a friend years ago. The whole book looks as though it were scanned copies of a ...
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How to understand the “basics” of electricity? [closed]

I want to be a self-taught computer engineer ... massive goal, but it's what I want eventually. I check out textbooks and online resources, but I feel like I need a prerequisite somewhat -- I still ...
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connecting IC with external components

i want to understand the thought process and ideas behind these: see the schematic http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/2124 1 - what is the n-FET and diode (Q1 and Q2) component means? 2 - why ...

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