Electronic Terminology

The Electronic Terminology course is designed to provide learners in the electronics industry, including original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), salespeople, distributers, suppliers, and any other interested individuals with a basic understanding of the common terminology with electronics. By using creative animations and interactives, learners are introduced to the basic electronic concepts, electronic applications, and various electronic components.


Learning Objectives

  • Understand the basic concepts associated with electronics.
  • Recall the various applications that use electronics.
  • Identify the major components of an electronic circuit.
  • Describe the symbols used for different types of electronic components.
  • Differentiate linear and nonlinear components.
Course Length: 2 HRS

Table of Contents

Electronic Terminology Introduction

Electronic Components

  • Linear Components
    • Resistors
    • Capacitors
    • Inductors
  • Nonlinear Components
    • Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
    • Photodiodes
    • Zener Diodes
    • Laser Diodes
    • Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) Diodes
    • Thyristors
    • Switches
  • Transistors
    • Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJTs)
    • Field Effect Transistors (FETs)
    • Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors (MOSFETs)
    • Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs)

Electronic Concepts

  • Analog Signals
  • Digital Signals
  • Digital Electronics
  • Integrated Circuits (ICs)
  • Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)

Electronic Applications

  • Consumer Electronics
  • Portable Electronics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Power Electronics
    • AC to DC Converter
    • DC to AC Converter
    • DC to DC Converter
  • Automotive Electronics
  • Avionics

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