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2-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

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3-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

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3-wire analog outputs with precision DACs

Digital Ramp ADC

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Op-Amp Data

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Digital Logic Signals

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Static Electricity

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Input and Output Coupling

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

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

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

Textbook

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

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Other Diode Technologies

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Digital Ramp ADC

Textbook

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

Bandpass Filter Calculator

Tools

This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Flash ADC

Textbook

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

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Series Circuit Rules

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Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal = I1 =…

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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In this experiment, we will aim to learn about the following…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Complex Vector Addition

Textbook

If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

“Ladder” Diagrams

Textbook

Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…