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Analog and Digital Signals

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Latch Circuits

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Tracking ADC

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Signal Coupling

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

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…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

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…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

IGFET Quirks

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Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Memory Devices

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Networks and Busses

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

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Ohm’s Law

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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The structure behind ladder logic is based on the electrical ladder…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…