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Electronics Simplified, 3rd Edition by Ian Sinclair

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Chapter 2. Passive Components
Electronic components. Connections. Printed circuit board. IC. Active and passive components. Input and output signals. Common passive components. Resistors and their uses. Sizes of resistors and units of measurement. Preferred values. Table of preferred values. Ohm's Law. Power dissipated in a resistor. Symbols for resistor. Load resistor. Potentiometer. Series and parallel connection. Capacitors and capacitance. Variable and electrolytic capacitors. Circuit symbols. Behavior to DC and AC. Capacitive reactance and capacitance. Units of capacitance. Phase. Charge and discharge of capacitors. Exponential rise and fall of voltage across capacitor. Time constant. Integration and differentiation. Inductors. Effects of ...

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