Practical Electronics

A photo of a backlit printed circuit board.

Printed circuit board with transistors, resistors and operational amplifiers. (Image courtesy of Sergey Lebedev and stock.xchng.)


MIT Course Number

EC.S06 / EC.S11

As Taught In

Fall 2004


Undergraduate / Graduate

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Course Description

You can build a wide range of practical electronic devices if you understand a few basic electronics concepts and follow some simple rules. These devices include light-activated and sound-activated toys and appliances, remote controls, timers and clocks, and motorized devices.

The subject begins with an overview of the fundamental concepts, followed by a series of laboratory exercises that demonstrate the basic rules, and a final project.

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James Bales. EC.S06 Practical Electronics. Fall 2004. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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