I've spent quite some time lurking around and trying to figure out how some circuits here work. I've never had any "eletronics training" before, so I have to start from scratch. Ive read quite a bit about V, R and I, capacitors and the basic stuff. The thing is, as soon as circuits get a bit more complicated i get totally lost ;-) And i would really like to understand them a bit more...

So i was wondering, if any of you had to start from 0 without any teachers and how you went about it. Can you suggest any good books/websites? Especially ones that could help me understanding how to read a bit more complicated circuits.

Do you usually think in terms of V or I when looking the first time at a diagram? Or is it more about recognizing certain element groups and knowing what their effect is?

Would be cool to hear how you got your knowledge

Kind Regards

Cj