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Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Sound Cancellation

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Radio Circuits

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

Resonance

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

555 Audio Oscillator

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Impedance

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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

AC Network Analysis

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Class B Audio Amplifier

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

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Servo Motor Systems

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Digital Logic Signals

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

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Power Dissipation

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Switches

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

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…