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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Resonance

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

Quantum Physics

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

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Rules for Limits

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Current Divider

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Voltage Divider

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