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An introduction to electronics
Electronics is fundamental to modern life. Using an interactive website, videos, and easy-to-use electronic circuit design and simulation software, this free course, An introduction to electronics, will show how electronic devices and systems pervade everything we do, and teach some of the basic ideas.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- recognise a variety of exciting high-tech products and systems enabled by electronics
- manipulate voltages, currents and resistances in electronic circuits
- demonstrate familiarity with basic electronic components and use them to design simple electronic circuits
- see how signals can be represented in the time and frequency domains for Fourier analysis
- record, analyse and filter audio signals to improve their fidelity.
First Published: 28/06/2017
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Electronics everywhere
- 2 Basic theory of electrical circuits
- 3 Some fundamental circuits
- 4 Signals and signal processing
- 4.1 High-fidelity sound reproduction and electronics
- 4.2 Recording sounds
- 4.3 Recording and analysing speech
- 4.4 Signals and sine waves
- 4.5 Making signals from combinations of sine waves
- 4.6 From the time domain to the frequency domain
- 4.7 Signals and noise
- 4.8 Filtering
- 4.9 Amplifying signals
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10 hours study
Level 2: Intermediate
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