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Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Amplifier Gain

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

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Automotive Alternator

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

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…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Overcurrent Protection

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

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

MESFETs

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Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Electrical Energy Calculator

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This calculator will determine the instantaneous energy, sustained energy, and power consumed by an electrical system given two of the three electrical parameters (voltage, current, or resistance) and the time.

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Timer Circuits

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.