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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

Square Wave Signals

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

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…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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

Flash ADC

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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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…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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

AC Network Analysis

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Shift Registers

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Finite-state Machine

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

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Superposition Theorem

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

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …