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Electrical tutorial web site?

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Electrical tutorial web site?
Posted by concretelackey on Monday, February 18, 2008 8:18 PM

I'm fairly confident with household 110V wiring for lighting and receptacles but almost totally lost when electrical becomes electronics. Is there a fairly well explained web site that explains in laymans terms how resistors/capacitors/etc function so that I can become more confident/competent with these components?

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Posted by reklein on Monday, February 18, 2008 8:45 PM

Yeah,there Mr. Lackey. Look up DCC WIKI and you shall be gratified. Sorry I haven't figured out how to make stuff clickable yet. I had to look it up on my favorites list.

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Posted by concretelackey on Monday, February 18, 2008 9:11 PM

Thanks for the response....although I've found WIKI to be rather.....consistantly inconsistant with accuracy when dealing with topics of which I am competent with.

The searches I've done so far have resulted in sites that are very basic or are rocket science material.....I'll keep looking though.

Thanks again....

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Posted by PHARMD98233 on Monday, February 18, 2008 9:34 PM

Take a look at this and see if it meets your need.  The Brits do a lot of this type of basic electronic stuff

www.merg.org.uk/led/index.htm

 

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Posted by tstage on Monday, February 18, 2008 9:58 PM

Ken, 

Try this site: Basic Electricity 101

Dave Loman put this site together a couple of years ago, with the input (or feedback) of a few folks here on the forum.  Hopefully this will help answer some of your questions.  I found the link again and have it bookmarked.

Tom

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Posted by reklein on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 9:25 AM

How about howstuffworks.com ?

 

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Posted by concretelackey on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 12:57 PM

Thanks for the replys!

I check them out as soon as I can.

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Posted by jbinkley60 on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 7:52 PM

 

And if all else fails, post your question here. 

 

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