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What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Time Constant Calculations

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

The S-R Latch

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Switches

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

Voltage Regulation

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

Resonance

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Build a Transformer

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

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Introduction to Network Theorems for Circuit Analysis

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Phase-locked Loops

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Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…