Discovery of electrical and electronic
circuits through videomodels

This site shows electric and
electronic circuits behavior
thanks to "videomodels"
(video: I see, but what I see
is only a model).
Site created in collaboration by

supported by the Prince Philippe Fund
    Haute École Léonard de Vinci - Brussels, ECAM, Unité Électronique & Informatique
    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of Engineering Technology (INDI)

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A circuit is formed of components connected together through conductors. Its behavior at any time complies :

  • Kirchhoff laws
  • laws of each component.

This behavior is therefore described using equations. The videomodels express the equations results using a 3D representation where :

  • the scheme occupies the first two dimensions
  • the third dimension represents the electric potential
  • the current, where represented, appears as a yellow cone surrouding the conductor.

Each image of a videomodel shows the circuit at a given time.

What do you want to do ?

  • Discover the site interactivity :
    Click Introduction on the menu Circuits at the beginning of the page

  • Discover a component :
    Select it on the menu Components at the beginning of the page

  • Discover a circuit :
    Select it on the menu Circuits at the beginning of the page

  • Observe the introduction circuit but without tutorial bubbles visible on the page Introduction :
    This circuit is shown below and is also explained on pages about capacitor and switch components.

Warning, this site is still under development, main problems were reported with IE, prefer Firefox, Google Chrome or Chromium.

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