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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…

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Power Quality Measurement

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

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Build a Transformer

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

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Phase Shift

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two capacitors, 0.1…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…