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Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

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.

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Power Conversion Circuits

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Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Oscillators

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Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Divided Feedback

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

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

IGFET Amplifiers

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Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

AC Network Analysis

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Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

What is the Difference Between Series and Parallel Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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This calculator will solve for either distance, time, or speed given two of the three parameters.

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…