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555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Gas Discharge Tubes

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

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

BJT Quirks

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Digital Logic Signals

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Active Filters

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

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Other Diode Technologies

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

Latch Circuits

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

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Static Electricity Sensor

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

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

From Electric to Electronic

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

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

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…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Divided Feedback

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Tracking ADC

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

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Hand Calculator Use

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

Differential Equations

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…

Junction Diodes

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

Thermoelectricity

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

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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