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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…

Connectors

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

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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

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…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Circuit With a Switch

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

Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Wiring Color Codes

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Rules for Derivatives

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

Ring Counters

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

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Derivative of a Constant

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The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…