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Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Flash ADC

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

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.

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Voltage Signal Systems

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

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

AC Network Analysis

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

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

AC phase

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Synchronous Counters

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

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Nonlinear Resistance

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…