Resources -> Energy Knowledgebase
We have provided a few useful links to other websites
and documents that we've either found interesting or have referred to
during the course of our project research and development activities.
It is by no means a comprehensive list - we suggest you
or one of the other search engines to locate anything specific. Most
of the resources listed here are free but some do require a purchase.
Electronic Circuits, Components & Tutorials
An easy-to-read online book written by a professional lecturer.
Learn the basic concepts of electricity, including common
components, DC, AC, transformers, semiconductors, etc in an
easy-to-read 6 chapter online book. Several experiments are also
given. Each chapter can also be downloaded as an Adobe PDF document
for offline printing and reading.
A Practical Guide to Basic Electronics
By Patrick J Kelly (a 62 page Adobe PDF document - 481 kb). Also
covers some advanced topics.
Semiconductor Reference Guide
Downloadable semiconductor datasheets.
website has very nice tutorials on electronics components and
Purdie's Electronics Tutorial
website contains tutorials focusing on radio design topics as well
as general electronics topics.
Williamson Labs Electronics Tutorials
website has tutorials on a wide range of subjects, many of these
tutorials include fun animated illustrations.
Circuits for the Hobbyist
hosted by Tony van Roon, has a small number of excellent tutorials
on topics such as the 555 timer, 741 op amp and resistor color
website has tutorials ranked from beginner to advanced covering
electronics components, construction techniques and
website has several articles on electronics concepts that are
written in a fun tone and are enjoyable to read.
contains the latest gadgets, contemporary schematics, tech videos,
electronic & science projects, and lots more.
website contains thousands of circuits, and is run by Dave Johnson,
an electronics engineer with a passion for electronics.
Bowden's Hobby Circuits
website contains an interesting collection of circuits ranging from
LED clocks to audio amplifiers (Update 6 Jul 09: this link no longer works).
Electric Hobby Circuits
Resources for beginners circuits and children's experiments and for the more advanced
hobbyist (thanks go to Amy Clark for the link).
website has over 300 projects divided into categories such as audio,
models and model remote control, radio frequency circuits.
Circuits for the Hobbyist
website run by Tony van Roon has an interesting collection of
circuits ranging from LED flashers to solar battery chargers.
website run by Forrest Cook has a collection of circuits in areas
ranging from solar power to music special affects, with an emphasis
on useful applications. He also has a good collection of links to
other electronics sites.
a beginner's electronics cheat sheet (thanks to one of our site visitors Annie Newham
for this link). Covers theory, batteries, transistors, units &
measure, formulas, circuits, projects, and more.
Free software used to generate PCB layout files.
Free software used to draw schematics and generate PCB layout files.
The PCB files can only be used to create PCBs you buy from this
Free software used to draw schematics.
Living Green: A Guide to Recycling Electronics
While most of us are well aware of the importance of recycling paper, plastic, and glass, our evolving technology has created a new category of trash: e-waste. Most electronic items can actually be recycled. Learn how with this useful resource.
Electricity 101: The Top Online Resources
From power companies to home electricians, the industry of energy encompasses a broad swath of businesses, technology experts, and amateur tinkerers, and a lot of them are sharing great information online. 101 of them are listed on this site, among other useful resources for the electrical engineer.
ROHM's Electronic Fundamentals
Rohm design and manufacture integrated circuits (ICs), semiconductors, and other components, but also have a useful section detailing the history and fundamentals of basic electronic components.
Digital Library of India
A project to digitally preserve and make freely available all the
significant literary, artistic and scientific works of mankind. Free
access. Papers only viewable online.
Internet Archives Library
The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites
and their content (many media formats supported).
Magnets, Magnetism, Electromagnetism
Earth's Magnetic Field
Description of magnetism, magnet types & strength, navigation,
measurement, laws, care & maintenance, experiments, book references
and web resources.
Copyright 1945 by Edward Leedskalnin (builder of the "Coral Castle",
Homestead, Florida, USA).
Explanation regarding the purpose and parameters of magnet wire.
Electricity from Solar / Wind / Hydro / Thermal / Tide / Crops (Bioenergy / Biofuels)
Fuel Cells / Hydrogen Cells / Alternative Fuel Sources
Free Energy - Researchers / Inventors
Nikola Tesla (USA - deceased)
Discussion groups, coil plans, high voltage projects, videos, books,
chronicles ... an extensive resource list.
Good Idea Creative (USA)
Various e-books on Tesla projects/devices.
Tesla Reprints (USA)
Tesla experts Dr James Curum and Kenneth Curum have spent
decades applying rigorous formal scientific analysis to Nikola
Tesla's experiments. Their work provides contemporary scientists
and experimenters with astonishing new insights into Nikola
John Bedini (USA)
Dr Tom Bearden (USA)
Free Energy - Companies / Products
An Australian company that has (apparently) developed a 1kW electromagnetic motor
and an electricity amplifier (triples the electricity it receives).
Not yet commercialised.
Perendev Power Systems have announced development of a 9kW power
plant driven by a permanent magnet motor with no moving parts. They
hope to bring this motor to the market soon.
Will bring a magnetic energy generation technology (ORBO) to market
Free Energy - Miscellaneous
Free Energy News
One of the better news services dedicated to following free energy
Decker's Keelynet (USA)
Huge resource library for free energy researchers, gravity control
experimenters, alternative science discussions, and much more.
Clear Tech, Inc (USA)
Discusses Dr Peter Lindemann, Edwin Grey, Bob Teal, Dr Robert Adams (NZ)
and the current state of free energy technologies.
Dr Robert Adams (NZ)
Long time free energy researcher.
Alternative energy research and Robert Adams technology.
Paul Baumann's Testatika Machine.
Veljko Milkovic (Serbia)
92% energy efficient hand water pump, eco houses, Petrovaradin
fortress, anti-gravity motor, more.
JLN Labs (France)
Free energy experimental group in France. Largely discusses bio fuels
and space propulsion systems.
The Very Last Page of the Internet (USA)
Showing dozens of experimental systems and a large link list to
Amateur Science, Gravity, Energy, Fusion, more.
Interesting toys, discussion groups, patents.
A continually updated database of new energy concepts and
Historically accurate reproductions (working models) of scientific
instruments used by early inventors in great discoveries in
electricity, magnetism, wireless, and atomic physics.
Published Magazines & EZines
International bi-monthly alternative news magazine, covering the
fields of health, suppressed science, Earth's ancient past, UFOs and
the unexplained, and Government cover-ups. On sale across Australia,
New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, France, Italy, Holland, Greece,
Poland, Croatia, Japan, Romania and Russia.
- New Scientist
Science and technology news from around the world since 1956.
Published in USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK and Europe.
ABC TV show "Online Gateway to Science".
Australian ABC TV series.
Archive of stories of the Australian
ABC TV science series show "Quantum" (which ceased
production 26 April 2001).
SWL Homebuilder website contains articles ranging from how to
build a short wave receiver to how to sit an electronics shop into a
four foot space. Scan through the photos in their projects to get an
idea how many amateur radio projects are built without conventional
The projects on the
IK30IL website come with well written explanations of the
circuit as well as clear schematics and photos of the finished
Australian Radio Projects website contains information on
receivers, transmitters, test equipment and antennas.
Science and Technology
Patents and Trademarks