- Resistor colour code calculator
- LED series resistor calculator
- Series / parallel resistor calculator
- Capacitance unit converter
- Charge / Energy calculator
- Capacitor code calculator
- Series / parallel capacitor calculator
- Convert colour code to inductance
- Convert inductance to colour code
- Ohm Law calculator
- Potential Divider calculator
- Wheatstone Bridge calculator
- Power (wattage) calculator
- Reactance calculator
- Technical Data
- Beginners Guide
Links - Books
I'd like to add a bit more to this section so if anyone has any suggestions for electronics books they find useful please e-mail me. If you could include a link to an online review or shop it would be helpful. Hover over a title for details or to buy the book from Amazon.co.uk.
Bebop to the Boolean Boogie: An Unconventional Guide to Electronics - Maxfield, 2nd Edition, 2002, ISBN 0750675438 - Highly regarded guide to electronics covering all the basics of digital electronics; boolean algebra, transsistors, logic, integrated circuits and much more. All preented in Max's unique easy-going and humerous style.
Electronic Circuits for the Evil Genius: 57 Lessons with Projects (TAB Electronics Technician Library) - Cutcher, McGraw-Hill/Tab 2005, ISBN 0071448810 - Hands-on beginners guide to electronics. Introduction to analog & digital electronics including tips to avoid common mistakes discovered the hard way by the author. Web site includes information on the book, downloads including a game (Resistor-Attack) and other supporting material.
Electrical Engineering 101: Everything You Should Have Learned in School but Probably Didn't - Darren Ashby, North-Holland Publishing Co. 2006, ISBN 0750678127 - Practical book covering the gap between theory and practice, filling in all the bits they didn't teach you at school. Focussing on the practical side of electronics the book includes sections on circuit analysis, equivalent components, troubleshooting and much more. Also included is a free software CD (including Electronics Assistant).
Surface Mount Technology: Principles and Practice - Ray Prasad, Kluwer Academic Publishers 1988, ISBN 0442205279 - A guide to surface mount principles, industry practices and options. Useful to students and anyone involved in the design or manufacture of SMT assemblies. More info can be found on the the author's website here.
The Definitive Guide to How Computers Do Math: Featuring the Virtual DIY Calculator - Maxfield, 2005, ISBN 0471732788 - An introduction to how computers work in general, and in particular how they perform mathamatical calculations. Includes a CD-ROM containing a virtual calculator, used for the practical laboratory exercises in the book. The material in the book is complemented by extra downloads and information on the web site.
The Art of Electronics - Horowitz & Hill, 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press 1989, ISBN 0521370957 - An invaluable book covering theory of transistors, op-amps, logic gates, microprocessors and more. The book also explains basics such as how to draw circuit diagrams and how to use an oscilloscope, and draws on the authors practical experience to provide a no-nonsense, hands-on guide. Read EPE contributor Alan Winstanley's review for more details.
The Intelligent Wireless Web - Alesso & Smith, Addison-Wesley, 2001, ISBN 0201730634 - Web site with details of the book, which contains information on current and future wireless internet technologies. Written by two authors at the forefront of the Internet revolution.