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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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What is a Filter?

Textbook

It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

Tools

This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Electrical Signal Types

Textbook

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

Textbook

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

Analog and Digital Signals

Textbook

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Signal Coupling

Textbook

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

The “Operational” Amplifier

Textbook

Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

Textbook

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

Textbook

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

Oscillator Circuits

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

Textbook

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Current Signal Systems

Textbook

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

The NOT Gate

Textbook

The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

Textbook

Parallel Batteries

Textbook

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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

Hand Calculator Use

Textbook

To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

Tools

A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Time Constant Circuits

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

Numbers and Symbols

Textbook

The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

Textbook

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

Textbook

In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Single-phase Induction Motors

Textbook

A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Millman’s Theorem

Textbook

In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Emergency Response

Textbook

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

Power in Electric Circuits

Textbook

In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Electric Shock Data

Textbook

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

Worksheets - Digital Signal Processing

A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

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

Textbook

A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Vol III. Credits

Textbook

All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

Textbook

Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Static Electricity Sensor

Textbook

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

Textbook

Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Latch Circuits

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

Diode Switching Circuits

Textbook

Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Averager and Summer Circuits

Textbook

If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

TTL NAND and AND gates

Textbook

Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

Textbook

You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

Impedance

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Precision Voltage Follower

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Basic identities

Textbook

Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Superconducting Devices

Textbook

Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

Textbook

  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

What Are Zener Diodes?

Textbook

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

Thermoelectricity

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…