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10kW 3-Phase 3-Level SiC Grid Tie Inverter Reference Design

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TI is unleashing the power of silicon carbide with a new, verified reference design that provides an…

2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design for UPS

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The 2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design (TIDA-00951) is capable of power…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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

Impedance

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Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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The Common-emitter Amplifier

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

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Impedance

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Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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The Common-emitter Amplifier

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

555 Audio Oscillator

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

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Radio Circuits

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Phase-Locked Loops

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

Resonance

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

Active Filters

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Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Capacitive Reactance

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Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

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

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline