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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,…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical) “Mono”…

Digital Communication

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

A Very Simple Computer

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

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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

Networks and Busses

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This collection of wires that I keep referring to between the tank…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Timer Circuits

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Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Optothyristors

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube because…

Active Filters

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

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…