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10kW 3-Phase 3-Level SiC Grid Tie Inverter Reference Design

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TI is unleashing the power of silicon carbide with a new, verified reference design that provides an…

2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design for UPS

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The 2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design (TIDA-00951) is capable of power…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametrical data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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IGFET Amplifiers

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Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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

Binary Overflow

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

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contained four elements:…

Encoders and Decoders

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

Wiring Color Codes

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

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Ohm’s Law

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal” contact…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is the…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Inductive Reactance

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Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Counter Modulus

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