USEFUL EQUATIONS AND CONVERSION FACTORS

- DC circuit equations and laws .
- Series circuit rules .
- Parallel circuit rules .
- Series and parallel component equivalent values .
- Capacitor sizing equation .
- Inductor sizing equation .
- Time constant equations
- AC circuit equations
- Decibels
- Metric prefixes and unit conversions
- Data

CONDUCTOR AND INSULATOR TABLES

- Copper wire gage table
- Copper wire ampacity table .
- Coefficients of specific resistance
- Temperature coefficients of resistance .
- Critical temperatures for superconductors
- Dielectric strengths for insulators
- Data

- Basic identities
- Arithmetic properties
- Properties of exponents
- Radicals
- Important constants
- Logarithms
- Factoring equivalencies
- The quadratic formula
- Sequences
- Factorials
- Solving simultaneous equations

- Right triangle trigonometry .
- Non-right triangle trigonometry
- Trigonometric equivalencies
- Hyperbolic functions

- Rules for limits
- Derivative of a constant
- Common derivatives
- Derivatives of power functions
- Trigonometric derivatives
- Rules for derivatives
- The antiderivative (Indefinite integral) .
- Common antiderivatives
- Antiderivatives of power functions of .

USING THE SPICE CIRCUIT SIMULATION PROGRAM

- Introduction
- History of SPICE
- Fundamentals of SPICE programming .
- The command-line interface
- Circuit components
- Analysis options .
- Quirks
- Example circuits and netlists
- Rules for antiderivatives

TROUBLESHOOTING -- THEORY AND PRACTICE

- Questions to ask before proceeding .
- General troubleshooting tips
- Specific troubleshooting techniques
- Likely failures in proven systems
- Likely failures in unproven systems
- Potential pitfalls

- Wires and connections
- Power sources
- Resistors
- Capacitors
- Inductors
- Mutual inductors
- Switches, hand actuated
- Switches, process actuated .
- Switches, electrically actuated (relays)
- Connectors
- Diodes
- Transistors, bipolar
- Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)
- Transistors, insulated-gate field-effect .
- Transistors, hybrid
- Thyristors
- Integrated circuits
- Electron tubes
- Electronics as science
- Setting up a home lab