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Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

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.

Soldering

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

Batteries

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

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Resistors

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

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Networks and Busses

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

An Electric Pendulum

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Digital Display Circuits

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

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Sum and Product Notation

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

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power Measurement

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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