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Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Transistors, Bipolar

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

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge-coupled microstrip.

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.