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Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

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.

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

AC Network Analysis

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

Oscillator Circuits

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Square Wave Signals

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

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…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Shift Registers

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Successive Approximation ADC

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

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…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Latch Circuits

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Electrical Signal Types

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

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…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

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.

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Power in Electric Circuits

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

Static Electricity

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

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

R, L and C Summary

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With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…

Current Divider Circuits

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Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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