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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

MESFETs

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Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Magnetism

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A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Superposition Theorem

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

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Networks and Busses

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This collection of wires that I keep referring to between the tank and…

Precision Potentiometer

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Wiring Color Codes

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Counters

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

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…