15464Re: Point me into the right direction please.
- Feb 1, 2005If you have a local trade/vocational school stop by and talk to the
electronics instructor. I'm sure he can or has some good books and
projects to start with. Or you might just enroll in a Electronics 101.
You would be supprised how much you could learn talking to that
instructor at an Outback over a couple of beers and steak.
--- In Electronics_101@yahoogroups.com, "mahan" <mahan@r...> wrote:
> Hello everyone:
> I am interested in getting into the field of electronics. I
> tried to read many books which all start off by explaining the math
> equations and describing what each little component does and how it
> into the equation. I understand the equations, but I do not
> we go from an equation to a PCB full of components which all work
> to perform one or more functions. I have heard the water flow
> and over again, but the water flow theory doesn't explain what
> the main pipe branches out to 100 different lines which each
> own function. I have some schematic simulator programs which I have
> around with, but what good does that do me when I do not understand
> basis of how everything is working together?
> Currently I am reading a book titled "How electricity works".
> on chapter 2 which is explaining different laws and relations but I
> like I'm starting to drift away from what they are trying to
> understand the math; I was in calculus and advanced chemistry at my
> college I attended. But I don't understand how the math falls into a
> circuit. For example I want to design a circuit with 2 LED's that
> know I need a power source and 2 LED's but I am lost after that. I
> to start an Electronics Technologist program in a year; it is for a
> diploma and then 2 more years at a university to get my BS. I am
> so I can get some real hands on training and experience, rather than
> studying theory as an EE. Please help me and shed some light on to
> problem. Any and all advice would be much appreciated and I thank
> who has read this long email.
> A lost person
> Mahan M ... :)
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