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2-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

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2-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

3-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

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3-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Rectifier Circuits

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Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Precise Diode Circuits

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Diode Switching Circuits

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Op-Amp Data

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

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Zener Diodes

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AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

Rules for Derivatives

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

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Active Filters

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The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

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You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

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…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The 555 IC

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

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Thyristors

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IGFET Quirks

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Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Counters

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Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…