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Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Resonant Filters

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

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Quantum Devices

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Rules for Derivatives

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

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

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…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Low-pass Filters

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…