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Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

Negative Feedback

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Positive Feedback

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

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

RC Time Constant Calculator

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The time constant of a series RC circuit is the product of the resistance and capacitance. Given two of the three values—resistance, capacitance, or RC time constant—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Square Root, Cube Root, and Nth Root Calculator

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This calculator will determine the square root, cube root, or nth root of a given number, x.

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Sound Cancellation

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

Build a Transformer

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

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Positive Feedback

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

Early Tube History

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

Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

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

From Electric to Electronic

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

Voltage Follower

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

Troubleshooting Series and Parallel Circuits

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The jobs of electronics engineers and technicians frequently entail…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Connectors

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

Impedance

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

Resonance

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

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…