Basic Electronics – DC Circuits Class

Summary

This is the lecture portion for a basic DC circuits class. The following fundamental topics were covered:

  1. Electricity, conductors, and insulators
  2. Ohm's Law
  3. KVL & KCL: Series and Parallel circuits
  4. Series aiding and series opposing voltages
  5. Grounds
  6. Voltage Dividers
  7. Traditional Circuit Analysis: Branch Currents & Mesh Currents
  8. Better Analysis Tools: Superposition & Thevenin's Theorem
  9. Real Batteries
  10. Silicon Diodes and LEDs

A scanned PDF of the notes used for this class can be found below, along with the solution to the bonus question at the end.