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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Systems of Numeration

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The Romans devised a system that was a substantial improvement over…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Decibel Measurements

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During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Series Circuit Rules

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Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal = I1 =…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

PC Oscilloscope

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

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contained four elements:…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable