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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…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Control Circuits

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Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

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.

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Voltage Regulation

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As we saw in a few SPICE analyses earlier in this chapter, the output…

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Multimeters

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

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…