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Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

JFET Amplifiers

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Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Computational Circuits

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Negative Feedback

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

LC Resonant Frequency Calculator

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A circuit with an inductor (L) and capacitor (C) connected in parallel or series will have a resonant frequency at which their impedances are equal. Given two of the three values—inductance, capacitance, or resonant frequency—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Shift Registers

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Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Rules for Derivatives

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

Rectifier Circuits

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Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Wiring Color Codes

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

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Series LED Resistor Calculator

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This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Sound Cancellation

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