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- Total Time 3 hr, 33 min
- Lessons 14
- Attachments 3
- Exercises 58
14 Lessons in This Course
16 minFREEEngineering lesson 1Free9 CQ
How much do you know about electricity? Learn what it is and how it’s measured, and gain a clear understanding of the difference between voltage and amps.
25 minEngineering lesson 213 CQ
In this lesson, Human Hard Drive delves into the basics of electrical resistance, including what it is, how it’s measured, and how resistors affect a circuit.
17 minEngineering lesson 39 CQ
In this lesson, Human Hard Drive offers an overview of how capacitors store charge and behave, as well as what their application is in electronics.
12 minEngineering lesson 47 CQ
Diodes are useful electronic devices with many applications in analog and digital electronics. Learn about the four types of diodes and what makes each unique.
6 minEngineering lesson 54 CQ
In this lesson, Human Hard Drive illustrates several properties of electric charge and its movement, or electrostatics, with engaging demonstrations in the lab.
15 minEngineering lesson 68 CQ
Want to learn the fundamental elements of electronics? Gain a general overview of bipolar junction transistors, or BJTs, a basic silicone-based transistor.
9 minEngineering lesson 75 CQ
Gain a general overview of MOSFET transistors. Learn about their functionality, properties, and more in this beginner-friendly electronics lesson.
22 minEngineering lesson 812 CQ
Filters are essential to the operation of most electronic circuits. In this lesson, learn about the properties of the three basic types of passive filters.
4 minEngineering lesson 93 CQ
Have you ever thought about how batteries work? In this lesson, Human Hard Drive gives a basic overview of the chemistry and electronics behind batteries.
16 minlesson 109 CQ
Op-amps, or operational amplifiers, are widely used key components of analog electronic circuitry. In this lesson, learn what they are and how they function.
14 minlesson 118 CQ
Filters are essential to the operation of most electronic circuits. In this lesson, learn about the properties of three common types of active filters.
13 minlesson 127 CQ
Learn about AM, FM, and PWM modulation, and see how amplitude, frequency, and carrier signals are affected across each of these unique processes.
19 minlesson 1310 CQ
Did you know that the power supply in your computer is a voltage regulator? Learn the role of and science behind voltage regulators in this electronics lesson.
20 minlesson 1411 CQ
Did you know that the electricity in your house is alternating current? Explore the science and math behind AC, a must-know electronics subject.
478 min4-part Engineering course41 CQ
Feel like you’ve got your wires crossed when it comes to electrical engineering? This course is a great refresher for engineering students looking to brush up on a few concepts before an exam!
18294 min18-part Software Development course157 CQ
If you're eager to learn about the underlying concepts of object oriented programming using C++, dive into this course and learn about the programming mindset, where to find resources, and more.
17185 min17-part Arduino course102 CQ
Want to learn how to program and build devices using an Arduino? This course from Human Hard Drive demonstrates programming and circuitry basics, and helps you make an Arduino communicate with ease.
4104 minFREE4-part Engineering courseFree54 CQ
Building a computer from scratch? Watch how to do each step from start to finish—from choosing the right computer hardware, to installing the motherboard, to booting up your new DIY computer!
11110 min11-part Computer Science course61 CQ
Learn how to set up a do-it-yourself home wireless network in this course. From terminology and equipment to setup and best practices, this hands-on IT course teaches how to build a wifi network.
958 min9-part Engineering course32 CQ
Sensors perform a hugely valuable function in electronic devices, and in this course, electrical engineer Dorian McIntire provides an in-depth look at how different kinds of sensors operate.
1582 min15-part Engineering course50 CQ
In this course, learn what defines the discrete-time Fourier transform, how it is related to different signal functions, as well as how to evaluate its properties numerically and graphically.
633 min6-part Engineering course20 CQ
Are you an electronics hobbyist who wants to start building simple electronic circuits with LEDs? This course is a great way to apply a circuitry foundation and learn a bit of electrical engineering!