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Electronics: concepts and basic components

Enrollment is Closed

About this course:

You will learn how an electric circuit works and you will learn how to create your own circuits with electronic components that you find available around you. Get familiar with electronics’ concepts that will help you understand how things work and learn how to assemble a basic kit to take your first steps in your projects’ construction.

What you will learn:

  • What is an electronic circuit and how it works
  • You will get to know main electronic components, their functions and applications
  • You will get familiar with electricity notions that will help you understand how some devices around you work


Below is a list of the components you will need to follow the courses: "Electronics: concepts and basic components", "Physical computing" and "Intelligent connected objects".

Components list for courses 3, 4 and 6

We also point out some vendors who offer the listed components, to assist you in the acquisition process - however, how you will purchase the items is at your discretion.

As these are hands-on courses, it is important that you have access to the materials on the list before the courses start, so you can get the most out of the lessons.


Cassia Fernandez

PhD student in Electrical Engineering at Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo

Marcelo Archanjo José

PhD in Electrical Engineering from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo

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    4h per week