• Tag Archives: measurement

    EEVblog #215 – Gaussian Resistors

    Just how far out is that +/-1% metal film resistor you are using? Is it just random? Does it follow the classic bell shaped Gaussian response? What are the odds of getting one that’s spot on, or right out at the limits? Dave thought he’d find out, the hard way… ...

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    EEVblog #140 – Battery Capacity Tutorial

    Ever wanted to know what battery capacity is? Dave takes you through everything you need to know about amp-hours, mAh, watt hours, internal or series resistance, temperature effects, battery cutoff voltages, and characteristic curves. Part 2 coming soon. Podcast: Download

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    EEVblog #105 – Electronics Thermal Heatsink Design Tutorial

    A follow on from some of the recent blogs that have involved basic thermal heatsink calculation. This time around Dave takes you though the basic theory of thermal design and how heatsink calculations work. Then there are some real world temperature measurements to see how close to the theory we ...

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