Introduction to Electronics

Electronics is a name for a sub set of electrical circuits that uses active components such as transistors, diodes and integrated circuits to perform a task and it is a branch of technology and engineering.

The following lessons will give the student a foundation in electronics to help understand and follow the lessons and tutorials on the PICAXE microcontroller. The lessons is in no way intended to be a comprehensive course in electronics but just an introduction and appetizer. Let’s start with basic principles in lesson one.