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The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Active Filters

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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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Radio Circuits

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Oscillator Circuits

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Decibels

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Impedance

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Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

Textbook

Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Decibels

Textbook

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

Latch Circuits

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

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.

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

JFET Quirks

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AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…