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Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

Textbook

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

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

Textbook

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

Safe Circuit Design

Textbook

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

Basic Operational Amplifiers

Worksheets - Circuit Simulation

Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes for the output pulse width of a 555 timer monostable circuit

Inductor Sizing Equation

Textbook

The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Special-purpose Diodes

Textbook

Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

Worksheets - Circuit Simulation

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

Textbook

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

Textbook

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

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

Textbook

The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Transistors, Bipolar

Textbook

There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Parallel Batteries

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or 50…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

Textbook

Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

The P-N Junction

Textbook

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

High-pass Filters

Textbook

A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

LED Resistor Calculator

Tools

An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

Boolean Rules for Simplification

Textbook

Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

More on AC “polarity”

Textbook

Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

Worksheets - Circuit Simulation

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

Resonance

Worksheets - Circuit Simulation

The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Circuit Simulation

Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…