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Basic Operational Amplifiers

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Clipper Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Op-Amp Data

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

Tracking ADC

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Digital Logic Signals

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

Diode Switching Circuits

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Resonant Filters

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Flash ADC

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

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Comparator with Hysteresis (Schmitt Trigger) Calculator

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This calculator will compute the required resistor ratio (R2/R1) and reference voltage (VREF) to create the desired high (VTH) and low (VTL) threshold voltages in a non-inverting comparator circuit with hysteresis (commonly called a Schmitt trigger).

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

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.

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

From Electric to Electronic

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Capacitive Reactance

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Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Regulated Power Sources

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Oscillator Circuits

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Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

How to Use Thevenin’s Theorem

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This page will walk you step-by-step through the process of…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Power Quality Measurement

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Table (portrait view)

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  Periodic table of chemical elements.

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

What Are Electric Circuits?

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

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Clipper Circuits

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