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Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Active Filters

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

Diode Switching Circuits

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Oscillator Circuits

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Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

Stepper Motors

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Time Constant Circuits

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

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Node Voltage Method

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The node voltage method of analysis solves for unknown voltages at…

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Zener Diodes

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Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

PN Junctions

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Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

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

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Differential Equations

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

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…