Electronic Fundamentals from Scratch

An Introduction to Basic Electronics Concepts
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Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (119 ratings)
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1hr 58min of on-demand video
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Fundamentals of electronics


  • A grasp of basic algebra is helpful


Electronic Fundamentals From Scratch is a short course for those who know essentially nothing about electronics, other than that their lives would be hardly imaginable without the myriad devices that connect and manage our world. Using straightforward diagrams and audio instruction, the student learns step-by-step the fundamentals of electronics, and gains the grounding needed to continue with an in-depth study of the field. This course serves as a prelude to two other “from scratch” Udemy courses, Digital Design from Scratch using VHDL, and, coming soon, Basic Electronics from Scratch.

Who this course is for:

  • Anybody interested in understanding the principles of electronics


consulting FPGA development engineer
Blaine Readler
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 177 Reviews
  • 3,549 Students
  • 3 Courses

Blaine Readler graduated from Penn State with a degree in electrical engineering, and has been developing complex digital systems for over thirty-five years. He has worked with major corporations such as IBM, General Electric, and Northrup-Grumman, as well as small start-ups. He has been designing with FPGAs since their introduction thirty years ago. He has written two FPGA-related reference books, which have sold over ten thousand copies, and has taught introductory programming classes at community colleges. He holds a number of patents, including for the FakeTV home security product.

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