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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…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Common Antiderivatives

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Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Conductor Size

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Conductance

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Calculating Power Factor

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

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Impedance

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

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Overcurrent Protection

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

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…