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Shift Registers

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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

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…

Signal Coupling

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Square Root, Cube Root, and Nth Root Calculator

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This calculator will determine the square root, cube root, or nth root of a given number, x.

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.

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

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

AC Network Analysis

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Contactors

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

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Potentiometers

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

Parallel Batteries

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

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…