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Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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It is a common phenomenon for the electrical resistance of a substance…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

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

Static Electricity

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

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Active Filters

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

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Precision Potentiometer

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

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Rectifier Circuits

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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