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The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Digital Communication

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

PC Oscilloscope

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

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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

Waveform Analysis

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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…

Networks and Busses

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

Power Supply Circuits

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

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…

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Superposition Theorem

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Shift Registers

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

AC Waveforms

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