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Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Flash ADC

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

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Special Diodes

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Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Shift Registers

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Attenuators

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

AC phase

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

The Common-base Amplifier

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

Voltage Follower

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

Inductive Reactance

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Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Static Electricity

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

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

AC Waveforms

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

Computational Circuits

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

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

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

Stepper Motors

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Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

The Thyristor

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Safe Meter Usage

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

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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