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Safe Circuit Design

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

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Precise Diode Circuits

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Safe Circuit Design

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

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Linear Computational Circuitry

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Parallel Resistance Calculator

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Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Regulated Power Sources

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Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Safe Meter Usage

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

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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Current Divider Circuits

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Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Special Diodes

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Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Parallel Circuit Rules

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Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage: Etotal = E1…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.