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3 Methods for Compensating Localized Heat Generation in Smart Thermostats

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This video goes through one of the most prominent issues with thermostat design, accounting for the…

3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs

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Learn how design parameters impact system performance.

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

AC Waveforms

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…