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Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

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.

Electrical Signal Types

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

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

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…

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

Latch Circuits

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Flash ADC

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…