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Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Common Antiderivatives

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Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Switch Contact Design

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

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

DC Transducers

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

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Rectifying Diodes

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

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

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Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…