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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…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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

Safety Grounding

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

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

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…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Circuit Wiring

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Low-pass Filters

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …