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by STLShawn
Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:16 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: Chapter 7 question
Replies: 1
Views: 5876

Chapter 7 question

Chapter 7 question
It seems the course focused on BJT's instead of FET's. Is this because FET's are not used as much as BJT's in the real world?
by STLShawn
Wed Dec 12, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #7 The Transistor [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 4
Views: 9972

Re: #7 The Transistor [Post Homework Here]

HOMEWORK QUESTION 1 What is a transistor? Why did the transistor lead to the digital revolution? An electric on off switch, and an amplifier. This led to the digital revolution by allowing a series of “on” and “off” circuits to be seen to create 0’s and 1’s that could be manipulated. HOMEWORK QUEST...
by STLShawn
Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:27 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #6 The Diode [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 7
Views: 14221

Re: The Diode [Post Homework Here]

HOMEWORK QUESTION 1 What are some differences between an LED and a rectifier diode? HOMEWORK QUESTION 2 Which way does electrical current flow through a standard diode? From Anode to Cathode. HOMEWORK QUESTION 3 What is the circuit symbol for an LED? for a standard diode? OK, can’t post it in text, ...
by STLShawn
Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:18 pm
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #5 The Inductor [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 6
Views: 11377

Re: The Inductor [Post Homework Here]

HOMEWORK QUESTION 1 Can you name 4 different types of inductors? Air Coil, Toroidal core, Laminated Core, Ferromagnetic core HOMEWORK QUESTION 2 How do inductors store electrical charge? Inductors store an electrical charge through an electromagnetic field. HOMEWORK QUESTION 3 How do capacitors and ...
by STLShawn
Tue Nov 20, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #4 The Capacitor [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 8
Views: 11960

Re: The Capacitor [Post Homework Here]

HOMEWORK QUESTION 1: Can you name three (3) different types of capacitors? A little confused here, so it will tell you what a search revealed: Ceramic, Electrolytic, and Tantalum (some good reading out there on a search, lots of interesting tangents :mrgreen: ). HOMEWORK QUESTION 2 What ‘Units’ are...
by STLShawn
Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:45 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #3 The Resistor [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 9
Views: 13581

Re: The Resistor [Post Homework Here]

HOMEWORK QUESTION 1 What is electrical resistance? Resistors act like a funnel in an electrical circuit dropping the amps through resistance. HOMEWORK QUESTION 2 What ‘Units’ are used to describe electrical resistance? The Ohm (greek symbol omega) is the units of measure of resistance. HOMEWORK QUES...
by STLShawn
Tue Nov 13, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: Where to post questions
Replies: 1
Views: 5912

Where to post questions

Where would be best to post questions? I don't really have one, just curious as these discussions seem to be for the answers to homework. Should we post at the discussion forums for P2PU or the other ways that people are getting here (reddit i believe)? Thanks, Shawn Another fantastic video, wonderf...
by STLShawn
Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #2 Electricity [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 15
Views: 22017

Re: Electricity [Post Homework Here]

If you are like me, and by the time you log in to the BBS and begin to answer, you have forgotten the questions,,,, here's the link, Right click and choose "open in new tab" or "Open in new window". http://www.pyroelectro.com/files/edu/basics/electricity/homework.pdf and the vide...
by STLShawn
Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:41 am
Forum: Introduction to Modern Electronics
Topic: #1 The Introduction [Post Homework Here]
Replies: 21
Views: 34821

Re: Learning

Gonna be a blast! HOMEWORK QUESTION 1 Why are you taking this course? :arrow: To build an army of electronic minions, and take over all of Southeast Missouri HOMEWORK QUESTION 2 What do you hope to do with the knowledge you gain through this course? :arrow: Feel more comfortable working with various...

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