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OpAmp Oscillator 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…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Flash ADC

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Diode Switching Circuits

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

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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

Stepper Motors

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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…

Special Diodes

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Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Rectifier Circuits

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

AC phase

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

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

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

Divided Feedback

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

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

JFET Current Regulator

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Microwave Tubes

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

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

IGBTs

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Time Constant Calculations

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Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Precise Diode Circuits

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DC Bridge Circuits

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Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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