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3-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage: Etotal = E1…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Amplifier Gain

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

Fuses

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Zener Diodes

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Common Derivatives

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BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Computational Circuits

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

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Derivative of a Constant

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(“c” being a constant)

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits.…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

Tools

Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it: Example…

Digital Communication

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Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage: Etotal = E1…

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Motor Control Circuits

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

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Derivative of a Constant

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(“c” being a constant)

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN transistor—models…

Introduction to SPICE

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Boolean Algebra

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What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas the last…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x 5 = 8 How many exact…

Power Dissipation

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

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Impedance

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