At last week’s Bett Show Helen Moran, Director, Shift Learning, a research agency specialising in education technology, unveiled the results of the company’s Bett…

# Month: January 2018

## Circuit Fundamentals: The concept of electric circuits

Electric circuits and electromagnetic field theory are essential for any electrical engineering field. Many branches such as power machines, electronics, communications and all modern…

## Circuit Fundamentals: Charge / electrical current

The concept of charge is a basic one to explain the phenomena of electricity. The quantity of electricity is an electrical charge. Electric charge…

## Circuit fundamentals: Voltage / power

To move an electrical charge in a specific direction you need to apply some force. This force is called by an external electromotive force…

## Circuit fundamentals: Electric circuits elements / active elements

A circuit is an interconnection of circuit elements. And analysing circuits we determine voltages and currents through the circuit elements. Let's assume that all…

## Circuit fundamentals: Passive elements – resistance

Resistance is an ideal electric circuit component, which is characterised by energy losses in a circuit as heat, some mechanical work, or electromagnetic radiation.…

## Circuit fundamentals: Passive elements – inductance

Inductance is an ideal electric circuit component which is close to the inductor in its features and components - collecting the energy of magnetic…

## Circuit fundamentals: Passive elements – capacitance

Capacitance is an ideal element of an electric circuit, replacing the capacitor, storing the energy of electric field. Capacitance is marked with the letter…

## Circuit fundamentals: Replacing circuit components with ideal circuit elements

Let us talk about the importance of replacing real circuit components by their ideal circuit elements, taking into account complex factors. Representation of resistance,…

## Circuit fundamentals: Linear electric circuits

Linear electric circuits and linear circuit elements are those where resistance, capacitance and inductance are not dependent on the current or voltage magnitude and…