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Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Flash ADC

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Current Signal Systems

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Square Wave Signals

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

Tracking ADC

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Digital Communication

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

Inductive Reactance

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Parallel Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or 50…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Other Diode Technologies

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

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Impedance Transformation

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

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Stepper Motors

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Commutating Diode

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

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

CMOS Logic Gates

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Soldering

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

JFET Quirks

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Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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