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This course is a Virtual Laboratory tutorial in electronics.  Over the last decade,  I have produced a set of free online circuit simulations and animations that constitute a interactive virtual laboratory for students studying electronics or preparing for an IT career .  My virtual interactive circuit troubleshooting exercises cover only a small sample of circuits covered in must texts or college courses. This selection of circuits ranges from simple resistive circuits thru advanced operational amplifiers, digital circuits and computers .   I believe that those who  master troubleshooting my narrow range of virtual circuits or systems will develop the skills necessary to troubleshoot a wide range of circuits and systems that they will be confronted with now and in the future.  I feel quite certain that someone who could not perform the majority of my virtual troubleshooting exercises would be in need of further training in order to become a competent electronics troubleshooter.  This person could benefit from my free virtual laboratory course. 

I provide a reading list for each topic that a student can use to learn the relevant subject matter.  This site and my virtual electronics kits test your electronics skill.  My digital simulations create screens of data in binary format that show the status of my virtual computer and many digital circuits.    



Capacitive Circuits
Inductor and RCL circuits
Lecture Text, AC


Free Class Books
(PDF files)

Electronic Concepts

Force Fields Visualized


My Free Online e-Books(Webs)

  Basic Electronics

 Electronic Troubleshooting

  Gif Circuits

Electronic Circuits with Faults 


My Free Downloads 

 Virtual electronic kits




Site Linker
Our optional reading list.
Site Linker allow me to check all the links that several of my Web site uses at a single location.






AC Circuits 

To get quick overview of my course go Radio Slide Show  and download Audio Version of Electronic Concepts and sit back and listen 40 minute lecture covering the analog portion of my WEB. Read pages 14 thru 22.

1. Download Lite version of Kit 4 and Perform all exercises.  Right Click Here!   Open file in new Tab or Window!


2. Download Lite version of Kit 5 and Perform all exercises.  Right Click Here!   Open file in new Tab or Window!


3. Optional: For more about AC Circuits proceed to selection of activities below.

Screenshot of one of the animations in my electronics course material.


MP3 Lecture
Text Only Lecture

Read Chapter 6 thru 9 of Electronic Concepts.

Next Lecture
Select "Capacitive Circuits" or "Inductor and RCL circuits"


External Links
Select from the links below to build complete electronics tutorial customized to your specification.  Link to Khan Academy to get a free virtual collage education while learning to troubleshoot electronic circuits on this site.

Slideshow Tutorial

Circuit Magic Tutorials (AC section)

Basic Electronics Tutorial

AC Tutorial with Animations

Electronics College Lecture Notes; Read AC and Filter section

Slide Rules

Free Online Impedance Calculators

Also see RC and Capacitance Circuit Animations in Gif Circuits.


Khan Academy  



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Screenshot of one of the animations in my Kit 5.

Download Lite version of Kit 4 and Perform all exercises.  Right Click Here!   Open file in new Tab or Window!

Khan Academy  







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