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Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Networks and Busses

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Digital Codes

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

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of…

PN Junctions

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

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Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…