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Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

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

Phasor Mathematics

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

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

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Specific resistance at 20o C:  Material Element/Alloy ohm-cmil/ft…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Time Constant Circuits

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Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Node Voltage Method

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The node voltage method of analysis solves for unknown voltages at…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Voltage Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Zener diode, 12…

Hyperbolic Functions

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Note: all angles (x) must be expressed in units of radians for these…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

Time Constant Circuits

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Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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