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Passive Filter Circuits

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

Square Wave Signals

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

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…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Flash ADC

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Oscillator Circuits

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

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

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Signal Coupling

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Microphones

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

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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