Vocademy

 Electronics Technology

 Analog Circuits



 Part 1: Hands-on Project Linear Power Supply


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Linear Power Supply

      The Step-down Transformer

      The Rectifier

      The Filter

      The Regulator

A Switching Regulator




Video Lectures

Understanding Voltage

Building a Linear Power Supply - Part 1 - The Transformer

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

Building a Linear Power Supply - Part 2 - The Rectifier and Filter

Building a Linear Power Supply - Part 3 - The Regulator

Building a Linear Power Supply - Part 4 - A Precision Regulator

Building a Linear Power Supply - Part 5 - Current Limiting

Building a Linear Power Supply - Part 6 - Design Troubleshooting

Why the Need for a Zener Diode - Answers to Questions

Zener Diode as a Clamp in a Linear Power Supply - Answers to Questions

A Shunt Regulator - Answers to Questions

Linear Power Supply Teardown and Autopsy



 Part 2: Decibels


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Scary Math Review - Lagarithms

Decibels (dB)




Video Lectures

Fire Control Computers (optional)

A Quick Look at Decibels



 Part 3: Amplifiers and Oscillators


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Practical Analog Circuits

Amplifiers

Small Signal Amplifiers

Power Amplifiers




Video Lectures

Small Signal Amplifiers

Alternating Current and Small Signal Amplifiers - Answers to Questions

Small Signal Amplifiers - Response to Questions and Comments

Mystery Resistor Values - Answers to Questions

Phase in Capacitors and Why not in Small Signal Amplifiers

Is that AC or DC and the Speed of Electricity - Answers to Questions

Is That Negative Resistance - Answers to Questions


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


Differential Amplifiers

Operational Amplifiers

      Op-amp Comparator

      Voltage Follower

      Non-inverting Amplifier

      Inverting Amplifier

      Summing Amplifier

      Differential Amplifier

      Current Source

      Specifications

      DC Motor Controller




Video Lectures

Operational Amplifiers No. 1 - The LGM Model

Operational Amplifiers No. 2 - Comparators

Operational Amplifiers No. 3 - Voltage Followers

Operational Amplifiers No. 4 - Non-inverting Amplifiers

Operational Amplifiers No. 5 - Inverting Amplifiers

Answers to Questions - A Practical Op-Amp Inverting Amplifier

Operational Amplifiers No. 6 - Differential Amplifiers

Operational Amplifiers No. 7 - Summing Amplifiers

Inverting and Summing Amplifiers - Answers to Questions

Operational Amplifiers No. 8 - Current Controller

Operational Amplifiers No. 9 - Integrater

Operational Amplifiers No. 10 - Differentiator

Why an Op-amp Inverting Amplifier Appears to Have no Input Signal

Op-amp Gain Confusion - Answers to Questions

Why Doesn't the Feedback go to the Non-Inverting Input - Answers to Questions

Operational Amplifiers No. 11 - Hysteresis Oscillator

Open Collectors and Pull-up Resistors


 Lesson: 3




Reading Assignments


Oscillators

Phase-locked Loop

Voltage Multipliers

Connecting Components and Circuits




Video Lectures

Voltage Multipliers - Answers to Questions



 Part 4: Audio Electronics


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Sound

Audio Transducers

Microphones

Microphone Pickup Patterns

Wind and Pop Shielding

Speakers

Speaker Enclosures

Stereo and Surround Sound




Video Lectures


 Lesson: 2




Reading Assignments


Audio Systems

Phonograph Players

Analog Audio Tape

Public Address Systems

Audio Woo




Video Lectures




Other Videos


Audio Tape Recorders (from The Secret Life of Machines)



 Part 5: Legacy Video


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Analog Television

Video Recording




Video Lectures




Other Videos


The Secret Life of Machines: The Television

The Secret Life of Machines: The Video Recorder



 Part 6: Optical Electronics


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Laser

Fiber Optics

Optical Media

The Fax Machine

Photocopiers and Laser Printers




Video Lectures




Other Videos


The Secret Life of Machines: The Fax Machine

The Secret Life of Machines: The Photocopier



 Part 7: Building Circuits


 Lesson: 1




Reading Assignments


Soldering

Making Prototypes

Printed Circuit Boards




Video Lectures




Other Videos


Basic Soldering Lesson 1 - "Solder & Flux"

Basic Soldering Lesson 2 - "Soldering To PCB Terminals"

Basic Soldering Lesson 3 - "Cup Terminals"

Basic Soldering Lesson 4 - "Bifurcated Terminals"

Basic Soldering Lesson 5 - "Hook and Pierced Terminals"

Basic Soldering Lesson 6 - "Component Soldering"

Basic Soldering Lesson 7 - "Integrated Circuits: The DIP-Type Package"

Basic Soldering Lesson 8 - "Integrated Circuits"

Basic Soldering Lesson 9 - "Integrated Circuits: The Flatpack, etc.

Rework and Repair - "Introduction"

Rework and Repair - "Elements of Construction"

Rework and Repair - "Component Removal"

Rework and Repair - "Solder Extraction with Vacuum"

Rework and Repair - "Conformal Coating Removal"

Rework and Repair - "Damage Repair"

Rework and Repair - "Replating Edge Connectors"

Rework and Repair - "Electrical Damage"

The Ben Heck Show: Let's Try PCB Etching