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Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of op-amp…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—models 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Automotive Alternator

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital device is…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula Wheeler’s formulas for inductance of air core…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Power Sources

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Integrated Circuits

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Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Voltage Regulation

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As we saw in a few SPICE analyses earlier in this chapter, the output…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Precise Diode Circuits

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Time Constant Calculations

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…