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Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Junction Diodes

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Latch Circuits

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

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…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Active Filters

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

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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

Radio Circuits

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

The Cascode Amplifier

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

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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

Feedback

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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

Active Filters

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

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

The Triode

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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

Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

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…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

The Quadratic Formula

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Solving for x in a given polynomial equation “ax2 + bx + c…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…