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Passive Filter Circuits

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

AC Network Analysis

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Current Signal Systems

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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

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.

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Signal Coupling

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

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Peak Detector

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Other Diode Technologies

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…