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Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Radio Circuits

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

AC Lab - Automotive Alternator as AC Generator

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will use an automotive alternator to generate three-phase AC voltage and learn how alternators can function as both generators and motors.

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Memory Devices

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

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Tube Lab - Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an audio amplifier using a vacuum tube (triode) and learn about voltage transformers, how to build a high-voltage DC power supply, and how to use a transformer for impedance matching.

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Resistivity Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Special Diodes

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

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Analog Lab - Op Amp Integrator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an analog integrator using an operational amplifier and learn about integration functions, op amp input bias currents, and how to limit the voltage swing of a potentiometer.

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…