Capacitors, inductors, and resistors are the essential passive components used in electrical and electronic circuits. They are constructed with a variety of materials: ceramics, metals, conductive polymers, and films.
Our Polymer Capacitors Campaign includes a quiz, two videos, and a competition. Read all the finishers' experiment blogs, watch our videos, and take the quiz to show how much you've learned about the subject. Or share your polymer capacitors projects/knowledge with us.
A hands-on competition that allows you to experiment, test, breadboard, or just play around with inductors.
The application period is closed. But you could still participate to win a Tenma digital oscilloscope with a perpetual CircuitStudio license, a Tenma bench digital multimeter, and more.
Inductors are one of the big three passive components. But how much do you REALLY know about them? Take our 25-question inductors quiz to find out. If you score 100%, we will send you a secret prize. Have fun!
This video demonstrates an H-field probe, explains why shielding in inductors is important, and shows temperature changes when you exceed the rated current.
This video is about metal-composite inductors and how they differ from typical ferrite core inductors.
An overview of the basics and operations of simple inductors.
Classical electromagnetic theory explains how electromagnetic forces interact with charges and currents based on a Newtonian model.
Here's the poll question:
In 1820 _________ discovered that when an electric current flows in a conductor a magnetic field is produced. Less than a decade later, ________ established the relationship between current and the magnetic field. In 1831, ________ discovered that a changing magnetic field causes current to flow in a closed electric circuit linked by a magnetic field. _________demonstrated that there is a relationship between a changing magnetic field and the induced current. ________ proved that magnetic poles cannot exist in isolation. In 1865, _______ unified electromagnetism theory in four equations that completely describe the behavior of electric and magnetic fields.
(If you like this quiz question, stay tuned to the element14 Quiz Series. In September, we will publish our Quiz on Inductors. This quiz question is a taste of what you will be quizzed on. As usual, if you get 100%, you will earn a secret prize.
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