Electronics is Easy?
YouTube Video Clips
The contents strive to be clear and concise. The intent is to prepare Electrical Engineering students for the world of electronics.
These video clips are based on 40 years of electronic design experience at Texas Instruments, 3M, and Emerson.
They start at a middle school student level. They end at a college student level.
Analog Passive Components
--- Value, material composition, dialectric, accuracy, tolerance, voltage rating, derating, voltage polarization, Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), ceramic, tantalum, metal film, paper, mylar film, aluminum, electrolytic, c0g, np0, npo, x7r, x5r, z5u, y5v, class 1, class 2, datasheets ---
--- Extensive math (very little math in the other video clips), alternating current, resist voltage changes, capacitive reactance, value size, frequency, amplitude, phase, low pass filter, equations, cutoff frequency, corner frequency, break frequency, Bode plots, -3 dB, -20 dB, -6 dB, phase shift ---
Analog Discrete Active Components
Analog Microcircuit Active Components
--- Convert voltage amplitudes into binary numbers for micros, microprocessors microcontrollers, resistor ladders, 2 4 8 10 12 16 18 24 32 bit, voltage references, Nyquist sampling criterion, sample clocks, accuracy, resolution, sample rate, cycle latency, power consumption, Delta Sigma, SAR, Pipeline, conversion rate, differential ---
--- Convert binary numbers into voltage amplitudes, micros, microprocessors, microcontrollers, resistor ladders, 2 4 8 10 12 16 18 24 32 bit, voltage references, Delta Sigma, Resistor String (R-2R, MDAC), Current Steering, resolution, settling times, linearity ---
EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility)
--- Electromagnetic Compatibility, Not emit electromagnetic energy that could interfere with other devices, Not susceptible to external electromagnetic energy, Cables, Metallic Shielding, Electronic Assemblies, Passive Components, Active Digital Components, Active Analog Components, Tradeoffs ---
Important Electronic Details
--- Necessary for solid electronic design! Document that specifies component characteristics (created by component mfg company) includes nominal value, tolerances, parameter changes due to temperature, min / max ratings (supply voltage, power consumption, I/O currents), IC pin descriptions, timing diagrams / speed / response times, overheating details that could destroy, physical location of components around sensitive ICs. ---
Copyright © 2015 by Clyde T. Eisenbeis
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