Vocademy
Electronics Technology
DC Circuits


Part 1: What is Electricity

Lesson 1

Reading Assignments

A Brief History of the Discovery of Electricity
What is Electricity
What is an Electrical Circuit

Video Lectures

A Brief History of the Discovery of Electricity
Conductors, Resistors and Ohm's Law
What is an Electrical Circuit
What is an Electrical Circuit Q and A
Why Don't Batteries Discharge When you Touch Them End to End

Other Videos

Electrophorus and Induction
The Secret Life of the Electric Light
Static Electricity (from The Secret Life of the Photocopier)
Lightning Strike Investigated

Lesson 2

Reading Assignments

What is Voltage
Polarity
What is Ground (part 1)
What is Current
Summary

Video Lectures

Understanding Voltage
Interpreting Voltages
The Nature of Zero Volts
Batteries and Current Flow
What is Ground
Electron Flow and Conventional Flow  Answers to Questions
Electrons and Holes  Answers to Questions
More on Conventional Current  Answers to Questions
Conventional vs Electron Flow and Polarized Components
How Does Grounding Protect Us
How Does Grounding Protect Us  Answers to Questions
Ground and SeriesParallel Confusion  Answers to Questions


Part 2: Basic Electronic Components

Lesson 1

Reading Assignments

Conductors and Insulators
Resistors
The Resistor Color Code
Variable Resistors

Video Lectures

Conductors and Insulators
Resistors
The Resistor Color Code
Potentiometers with Series and Parallel Circuits  Answers to Questions

Lesson 2

Reading Assignments

What is Ground (part 2)
Batteries (simplified)
Switches
Connectors

Video Lectures

Grounded Confusion Mark II  Answers to Questions
Switches
Connetors


Part 3: Measuring Electricity

Lesson 1

Reading Assignments

Units of Measure
SI Prefixes

Video Lectures

SI Prefixes
International System of Units (SI Units)

Other Videos

The Powers of ten

Lesson 2

Reading Assignments

The Multimeter
Measuring Voltage
Measuring Current
Measuring Resistance

Video Lectures

Multimeters
Measuring Voltage
Measuring Current
Measuring Resistance

Lesson 3

Reading Assignments

Ohm's Law
What is Power

Video Lectures

What is Power


Part 4: DC Circuits

Lesson 1

Reading Assignments

DC Circuits
Series Circuits
Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Voltage and Polarity in a Series Circuit
Open Circuits
Voltage Dividers
Exercise: Summary and Exercises

Video Lectures

Series Circuits and Kirchhoff's Voltage Law
Why Don't Wires Have a Voltage Drop
Voltage and Polarity in a Series Curcuit
Open Circuits
Voltage Dividers
Can You Make a Voltage Divider with One Resistor
Series Circuit Exercises

Lesson 2

Reading Assignments

Parallel Circuits
Kirchhoff's Current Law
SeriesParallel Circuits
Practical Application

Video Lectures

Parallel Circuits and Kirchhoff's Current Law
Parallel Resistor Formulas  Answers to Questions
Parallel Circuit Exercises
Seriesparallel circuits
Seriesparallel Circuit Exercises Part 1
Seriesparallel Circuit Exercises Part 2

Lesson 3

Reading Assignments

Thevenin's Theorem, Output Impedance and Input Impedance
Interaction of Output Impedance and Input Impedance
Impedance Matching
Norton's Theorem

Video Lectures

Thevenin's Theorem, Output Impedance and Input Impedance

Exercise

Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law Practice No. 1


Part 5: Advanced Electronic Components in DC Circuits

Lesson 1

Reading Assignments

Capacitors
Types of Capacitors
The Capacitor as a Storage Tank
Capacitors in Series
Capacitors in Parallel
RC Time Constants
Discharging Capacitors
Capacitors and Phase
Coupling Capacitors
Capacitor Safety
Summary

Video Lectures

Capacitors Part 1  Introduction
Capacitors Part 2  Types of Capacitors
Capacitors Part 3  Capacitors in Series and Parallel
Capacitors Part 4  Capacitor Charging and Discharging
Capacitors Part 5  Capacitors and Phase
Capacitors Part 6  Safety
Charging Capacitors  Answers to Questions

Exercise

Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law Practice No. 2

Lesson 2

Reading Assignments

Special Relativity, Electricity and Magnetism
Inductors
RL Time Constants
The Inductor as a Flywheel
Factors Affecting Inductance
Inductors in Series and Parallel
Inductors in DC Circuits
Electromagnets, Solenoids and Relays
DC Motors and Generators
Universal Motor
Stepper Motor

Video Lectures

Electricity, Magnetism and Special Relativity
Inductors Part 1  Introduction to Inductors
Inductors Part 2  Factors that Affect Inductance
Inductors Part 3  Inductors in DC Circuits
How Iron Increases Inductance
Thevenin's Theorem, Inductors and Capacitors  Answers to Questions
Electromagnets, Solenoids and Relays
DC Motors and Generators

Other Videos

How Special Relativity Makes Magnets Work
Magnetism and Relativity  Did Veritassium get it right
World's First Electric Generator

Exercise

Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law Practice No. 3

Lesson 3

Reading Assignments

The Speed of Electricity
Batteries
Types of Batteries
Miscellaneous Components

Video Lectures

The Speed of Electricity
Touching Batteries  Answers to Questions
Miscellaneous Components
Electricity Myths
