This is a very useful review of EE basics: things you may have missed
or perhaps forgotten. It uses both equations and intuition to look at
passives, op amps, feedback, logic circuits and functions, current and
voltage sources, motor types and control, modeling and robust design,
simulation and modeling, troubleshooting and debugging, and even
working with an engineering team. The author has over 20 years
experience as a technician, engineer, and manager, has written many
articles, and is presently the R&D director at a large
Electrical Engineering 101: Everything You Should Have Learned in
School...but Probably Didn't, Second Edition, by Darren Ashby, 320
pages plus CD, ISBN 978-1-85617-506-7. Used with permission from
Newnes, a division of Elsevier. Copyright 2009.
Read the full technical paper.