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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Successive Approximation ADC

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

AC Lab - Signal and Noise Coupling

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, power a DC motor through a multi-conductor cable to learn how AC signals are coupled between conductors and how to mitigate noise coupling.

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

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.

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Shift Registers

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

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

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Square Wave Signals

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

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.

Si Lab - Light Sensor (LED Photodetector)

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use an LED as a light-sensitive photodetector and learn how to use a bipolar transistor in a common-emitter amplifier configuration.

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Analog and Digital Signals

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

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Current Divider Circuits

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

AC Lab - Introduction

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In this series of hands-on electronics experiments, build alternating current (AC) circuits and learn about basic electrical engineering circuit concepts, including transformers, motors, phase shifts, signal coupling, and noise cancellation.

Mesh Current Method (Loop Current Method)

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This page provides a step-by-step introduction to using the mesh…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Electric Shock Data

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

Intro Lab - How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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In this hands-on introduction to electronics, you will experiment with a multimeter and learn how to measure current using the ammeter function.

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Analog Lab - Precision Voltage Follower Using an Op Amp

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an op amp voltage follower and learn about negative feedback in operational amplifier circuits.

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Battery Construction

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…