Electronics

Guideposts to Electronics

Electronics is defined as "the branch of physics that deals with the emission, behavior, and effects of electrons (as in electron tubes and transistors) and with electronic devices."
-Merriam Webster's Online Dictionary (2003)

Math

http://www.math.com/
This site helps you with mathematics. It provides detailed information on how to perform specific operations, from basic math to calculus.

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Electronics

http://www.circuitworld.com/
Circuit World provides detailed information about electronic components and features classifieds, other URLs for electronic sites, and news about the electronics world today. (The Electronics Manufacturing Guide)

http://www.web-ee.com/index.htm
Offers tutorials on basic electronics as well as tutorials on more advanced subjects. There are also various useful circuit schematics here.

http://www.ee.washington.edu/circuit_archive/
Circuit Archive: Information on the Electronic Engineering Circuits Archive.

http://dmoz.org/Science/Technology/Electronics/Tutorials
This site offers detailed information on various electronic parts, as well as their uses.

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Data Sheets for Devices

http://www.onsemi.com/
This site offers information on semiconductors. It includes datasheets on these semiconductors and orders for these parts can also be made on this site.

http://www.datasheetlocator.com/
This site provides datasheets on devices by way of manufacturer. All you have to do is click on a manufacturer and it will supply you with information on what devices they supply.

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Electronics Related Organizations

http://www.eta-sda.com
This is the official site for the (ETA) Electronics Technicians Association.

http://www.ieee.org/
This is the official (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers site.

http://www.isoc.org/
Internet Society: It provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). Provides a history on the Internet from various points of view.

http://www.eia.org/
Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) is a national trade organization that includes the full spectrum of U.S. manufacturers, representing more than 80% of the $430 billion electronics industry. It is a trade association that brings together members of the electronics industry, Fortune 500, e-commerce and Internet security arenas.

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News and Reviews

http://www.tomshardware.com/
Reviews of games and various types of hardware. Info comes from other users, not necessarily professionals.

http://www.pcmag.com
A site with general PC reviews and PC related news.

http://computingreview.com
Provides in-depth reviews, discussions, and classifieds.

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Books in Our Library

Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics offers a good starting point and review.
LC Call #: TK 7819 .G38 2002

Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics provides the definitions for various electronic technical terms.
LC Call # TK 7804 .G497 2001 (In the Reference section of the Library)

Mc-Graw Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology contain various topics with volume six (6) having the most on electronics and electricity behavior.
LC Call # Q 121 .M3 2002 (In the Reference section of the Library)

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General Sites

http://www.howstuffworks.com/
Works much like a search engine except you enter a type of device (such as a Laptop, or PC), and a comprehensive explanation on how the device works is provided.

http://www.google.com/
This is one of the worlds greatest search engines. It provides basic and advanced searches to satisfy all your needs.

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