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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…

Batteries

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Resistors

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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

Soldering

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

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Trace Resistance Calculator

Tools

This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Flash ADC

Textbook

Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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JFET Quirks

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The Cascode Amplifier

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

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

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

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

Tools

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

Rectifier Circuits

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

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Boolean Algebra

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

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Coax Impedance Calculator

Tools

A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Stepper Motors

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

Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

LED Resistor Calculator

Tools

An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.