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DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

Textbook

To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

Switch Contact Design

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Common Antiderivatives

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Contact “Bounce”

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

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Analog and Digital Signals

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Conductor Size

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

What is the Relationship Between Conductance and Resistance?

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The concept and measurement units of resistance are most often used…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Wiring Color Codes

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-flop Using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an edge-triggered S-R flip-flop, learn the difference between a latch and a flip-flop, and experience how a switch bounce can cause logic errors.

Conductor Size

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…