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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…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

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…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Time Constant Calculations

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Logic gate circuits are designed to input and output only two types of…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law NOTE: the…

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage: Etotal = E1…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Series Circuit Rules

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Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal = I1 =…