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What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

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.

Current Signal Systems

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

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

AC Network Analysis

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Oscillator Circuits

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Electrical Signal Types

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

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…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

AC phase

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

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

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Specific resistance at 20o C:  Material Element/Alloy ohm-cmil/ft…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Superposition Theorem

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Power Dissipation

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Resistors

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

The 555 IC

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

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

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

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…