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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Thyristor Application Circuits

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Example Circuits and Netlists

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

BJT Quirks

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

Digital Logic Signals

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

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Latch Circuits

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

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…

Power Conversion Circuits

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Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

JFET Amplifiers

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Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Regulated Power Sources

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Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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Shift registers, like counters, are a form of sequential logic.…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Regulated Power Sources

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Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…