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Draw Your Circuits and Simulate them Online for Free using EasyEDA

We have listed many free and paid PCB drawing software’s and simulation tools before. In this article, we are reviewing an online web based PCB schematic and simulation tool named EasyEDA. We have explained how to begin with the tool and in the process of explanation, we have shown how to draw the schematic of our popular circuit of 150 Watt Amplifier. So lets begin. EasyEDA is a free web based EDA tool suite, integrating schematic capture, mixed-mode circuit simulation and PCB layout in a seamless on Windows/Mac/Linux web browser(Chrome, IE9+, Safari, Firefox, and Opera).This article is intended to give an overview of…

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How to start your career in Web Development & Web Technologies

Usually we publish articles that are of interest only to the “electronics” community. However today I thought of publishing an article about career opportunities in Web Development & Web Technologies. The reason being the wide opportunities it provides for fresh engineers & graduates. “Cloud Computing” is making a wave and plenty of new job opportunities are posted every week in this area. “Web Development” is a general term which can be used in connection with anything that is related to web & internet. “Web Technologies” refers to technologies that are used to build applications for the web. Examples of technologies…

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Embedded Systems Career-An Outline

Many students are not aware of the lucrative opportunities available in the field of Embedded Systems. Most graduates go after the popular “IT” industry to seek a good career. I think there are 2 reasons for this 1)lack of awareness 2) entry barrier. While studying most students may come across the name “Embedded Systems”. Apart from that they may not be aware of -”what is an embedded system”, how do they work, what knowledge and skills should be acquired to build a great career in the field of embedded systems, which companies are working in this field etc etc. If…

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3 Great Books to Learn 555 Timer Circuits and Projects

Any one who is interested in electronics would have come across this IC – 555. It is the one component that is used in many wide range of applications. 555 Timer is used in a variety of applications including monostable and astable multivibrators, dc-dc converters, digital logic probes, waveform generators, analog frequency meters and tachometers, temperature measurement and control devices, voltage regulators etc. So it is essential that you should have a deeper understanding of 555 IC and how it is used in these applications.  The best way to learn about anything in this world is to – ‘get your hands wet’. You should read,understand and do things on…

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GATE Previous Year’s Question Papers

As CircuitsToday had discussed before, the General Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) exam will be held on the 29th of January 2012, and also on the 12th of February, 2012. The former will be an online exam and the latter is an offline exam. The details about the GATE examination structure and the various centres where the exams will be conducted all over India can be known by clicking on the link – GATE Exam, Schedule, and Centres. Since all the eligible candidates are busy studying for the exam, we are providing some GATE solved exam papers and details about…

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Gate 2012 Application-You have got one more day!

Hello friends, You have one more day to apply for GATE 2012. The applications has to be submitted on or before October 21 (at 23.00 hours). If you have not applied yet, rush! You can apply online by following this link:- Apply for GATE 2012 Now lets talk a little about GATE for those who dont know much about it. GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an entrance test conducted in India for higher education in various Engineering streams. GATE exam is conducted jointly by the premier technology institutes in India, IIT’s or Indian Institute of Technologies. If you want…

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