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Old 12-19-2011, 12:06 PM   #1
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Basic Electricity and Electronics

I did a little digging to find a web site with some good instruction on basic electricity: http://www.clear.rice.edu/elec201/Bo...00000000000000

This might be a help to those who are not familiar with electricity.
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Old 12-19-2011, 05:48 PM   #2
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I did a little digging to find a web site with some good instruction on basic electricity: http://www.clear.rice.edu/elec201/Bo...00000000000000

This might be a help to those who are not familiar with electricity.

Maybe the T man will add this to his Find a manual section, though that is in the O forum ( I Think) and this might benefit others too.
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Old 12-19-2011, 06:41 PM   #3
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BTW, I had do a little digging to find this site. There were a lot of them that would only have added confusion.
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:44 PM   #4
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I have found the more electrical knowledge you have the more fun it can be. Consider this tread an intro if you have no background and an interests to learn. This is how I started. afew years back I was just curious about LEDs then I wanted more. Now electronics is a second hobby to me to others it probably was a living. If anything my purpose is to give information out to save time and generate interests.

One thing I have learned recently is I can answer a question here and there but I have found some question undaunting, too little information given asking for a book worths. As a result a general question will give you a general answer. A specific questions gets the direct answer. A lot of information is here you just need the time to take it in. Our membership is getting larger and our depth is always increasing with it the greater assistance we can provide.

When I started I was frustated at the lack of onformation available now I have volumes, so much I can't remember it all and I have to revert to sources or my printed pages of interests.

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After having done a few projects. People are not theory orientated. Members have been honest about their education on the subject. I can credit them with paying attention.What I have had to do, is read up on theory from other sources and then directly apply it to the hobby. So Ohm's law is discussed under the LED, to get it to work by varing the resistance. Quite a feat for me being self taught in electronics. I like any site with Basics. I had to find one with symbols to interpret diagrams. My favorite is the England Kelly Park School Electronics Club. I am a big fan.
Technical questions are scarce, I started with an LED then I made it blink. Now I can copy a diagram so I do have more talent now than before.

Let's see where this goes or let me know what you want to do?
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:53 PM   #5
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English Kelly part Electronics Club looks pretty good. This need to be put on a sticky so the neophytes can read it.
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Old 12-19-2011, 08:01 PM   #6
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OK Stick is on. Maybe we can move it.
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Old 12-20-2011, 01:52 PM   #7
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is this article about special type of electricity applicable only to O scale? hmm, then why is it stuck in O forum? IMHO, get in touch with the author, get his permission and re-post article in its entirety (with reference to original) in the appropriate section. that would be a good sticky
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Old 12-20-2011, 03:31 PM   #8
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Maybe the T man will add this to his Find a manual section, though that is in the O forum ( I Think) and this might benefit others too.
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is this article about special type of electricity applicable only to O scale? hmm, then why is it stuck in O forum? IMHO, get in touch with the author, get his permission and re-post article in its entirety (with reference to original) in the appropriate section. that would be a good sticky

That is what I meant to say when I posted that, quoted above.

It would benefit others too, but it is in the O gauge section and others might not see it.

What would be the right forum spot for it as a sticky?
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Old 12-25-2011, 11:27 AM   #9
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Recently I tried to switch a thread to a different forum and it didn't switch. It is not in my admin power. I made it a sticky to attract attention to decide what to do with it.
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Old 12-25-2011, 12:19 PM   #10
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You might want to talk to the folks in charge, mods should be able to move threads.
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