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Gas Discharge Tubes

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

JFET Amplifiers

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Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

AC Lab - LC Tank Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a parallel resonant inductor-capacitor circuit and learn about oscillation, resonant frequency, and damping.

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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555 Lab - Oscillator With Hysteresis

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an oscillator with hysteresis from a Schmitt trigger and learn how to use it to create an RC oscillator and a method to configure a 555 timer as an astable multivibrator.

BJT Quirks

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Op-amp Circuits

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Junction Diodes

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

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Analog Lab - 555 Ramp Signal Generator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, construct a signal generator circuit that creates two different types of ramp signals and learn how capacitors charge when connected to resistors and constant current sources.

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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

Divided Feedback

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

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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

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.

Si Lab - BJT Common-emitter Amplifier

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, construct a common-emitter amplifier using a bipolar junction transistor (BJT) and learn about amplifier gain and feedback.

Analog Lab - Op Amp Integrator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an analog integrator using an operational amplifier and learn about integration functions, op amp input bias currents, and how to limit the voltage swing of a potentiometer.

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

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

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Zener Diodes

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Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Resonance

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

What is Norton’s Theorem and the Norton Equivalent Circuit?

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This article explains the step-by-step process for determining the…

Power Conversion Circuits

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Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Capacitive Reactance

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AC Lab - LC Tank Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a parallel resonant inductor-capacitor circuit and learn about oscillation, resonant frequency, and damping.

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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

Solving for Unknown Time

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Shift Registers

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Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

IGFET Amplifiers

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Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Counters

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Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…