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The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

A Very Simple Computer

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Networks and Busses

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

Digital Communication

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Power Supply Circuits

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

PC Oscilloscope

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

Waveform Analysis

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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…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Timer Circuits

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

AC Waveforms

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

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

AC Metrology

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

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Decibel Measurements

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During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

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

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Series Circuit Rules

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

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…