Categories

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

Worksheets - Analog

A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Amplifier Gain

Textbook

The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

Worksheets - Analog

It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Wiring Color Codes

Textbook

Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Square Root, Cube Root, and Nth Root Calculator

Tools

This calculator will determine the square root, cube root, or nth root of a given number, x.

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

Textbook

What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Analog

Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

Worksheets - Analog

In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Automotive Alternator

Textbook

Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Stepper Motors

Worksheets - Analog

Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

Textbook

What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

Worksheets - Analog

What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

AC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Passive Filter Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Radio Circuits

Textbook

(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

The “Buffer” Gate

Textbook

If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Polarity of voltage drops

Textbook

When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

Textbook

The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Oscillator Circuits

Textbook

Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

SPICE Models

Textbook

The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Lorentz Force Calculator

Tools

This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

DC Lab - Introduction

Textbook

In this series of hands-on electronics experiments, you will build direct current (DC) circuits and learn fundamental electrical engineering circuit concepts.

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

Worksheets - Analog

Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Precise Diode Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Finite-state Machine

Textbook

Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

Textbook

Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Decibel Calculator

Tools

This calculator will convert voltage or power gains into decibels. Enter one of the three values and the calculator will output the other two.

Voltmeter Design

Worksheets - Analog

Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

PC Oscilloscope

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Commutating Diode

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Stepper Motor Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Class B Audio Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Audio Oscillator

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Component Modeling

Worksheets - Analog

When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

Textbook

Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Analog

(Template)

Latch Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Synchronous Motors

Textbook

Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Band-pass Filters

Textbook

How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

Microprocessor Programming

Textbook

The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

Textbook

The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Electrical Transients

Textbook

This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

Textbook

When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Time Constant Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

Worksheets - Analog

In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Decibel Calculator

Tools

This calculator will convert voltage or power gains into decibels. Enter one of the three values and the calculator will output the other two.

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

Textbook

The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Analog

Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

Textbook

Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

Worksheets - Analog

Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Basic Ammeter Use

Worksheets - Analog

Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

Tools

This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

Digital Display Circuits

Worksheets - Analog

What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

Textbook

Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase.  …

Bipolar Junction Transistors

Textbook

The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Power Dissipation

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Reluctance Motor

Textbook

The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Simple Combination Lock

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Converting Between Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

Textbook

Since Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorems are two…