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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Latch Circuits

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

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

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Protective Relays

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A special type of relay is one that monitors the current, voltage,…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Decibels Equations

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Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Millman’s Theorem

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…