How it Works

Wire and Cable

Different Types of Electrical Wires and Cables

A wire is defined as one electrical conductor, while a cable is defined as a group of individually insulated wires (conductors) encased together in sheathing. When choosing the size of wire, you must consider the gauge of the wire, wire capacity, and what the wire will be used for.

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Passive electrical devices that convert electrical energy from one value to another

AC Power

Alternating Current (AC)

Alternating current is when the electric charge changes direction periodically



Optocoupler allows an electrical signal to be transmitted between two isolated circuits

Carbon Monoxide Detector

Carbon Monixide Detectors

Different types of carbon monoxide detectors and how they work

Kuri Robot

Life With Kuri

This robot has a fascinating personality and brings excitement to any home


Digital Map of the Brain

What is an fMRI sacanner and how does it work?

Tesla's Autopilot

Tesla's Autopilot

Self-Driving Automobile Technology

Lytro Camera

Lytro Camera

The camera that can change focus after you take the shot


Organic Light Emitting Diodes

The next generation of LED displays


How a CPAP Works

Continuous positive airway pressure


Tracking Your Movements

Different Fitbit models and how they work.


Siri - Virtual Assistant

The faster, easier way to do all kinds of useful things.

Servo Motors

How Servo Motors Work

What's inside packs an efficient and big punch.


Drones In Flight

Can you name the technologies that a drone employs?

Dyson Air Multiplier

Dyson Air Multiplier

The bladeless fan that baffles onlookers

Xbox Kinect

Microsoft Xbox Kinect

Gaming technology moves you to the next level

Muscle Wire

Muscle Wire

Learn how they work and create your own fun project

Yellow Line

Football's Magical Yellow Line

This technology keeps everyone in the game

Memory Alloy

Shape Memory Alloys

Unique metals made from combinations of two or more elements



Maintain its state through power cycles (on/off), like a PROM or EPROM



Different Types of Diodes and How They Work