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3D time-of-flight sensor theory of operation

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Explore the theory of operation behind 3D time of flight sensors.

Achieve Precise Measurement for Smoke Detector Designs

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This video provides an introduction to the internal components of typical smoke detectors.

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

BJT Quirks

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Class B Audio Amplifier

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Resonance

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Decibels Equations

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Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

DC Generator Theory

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Conductors and Insulators

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

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Gas Discharge Tubes

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

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…