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Networks and Busses

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

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Waveform Analysis

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

Power Supply Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Digital Communication

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

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

PC Oscilloscope

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

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Octal and Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion

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Although the prime intent of octal and hexadecimal numeration systems…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

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Has the system ever worked before? If yes, has anything happened to…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Decibels Equations

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  RELATED WORKSHEETS: Decibel Measurements Worksheet

Hyperbolic Functions

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Note: all angles (x) must be expressed in units of radians for these…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…