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Automotive Type-C Charging Trends and Challenges

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Start with a review of USB-A, USB-C, and USB-PD. Briefly covering he differences, as well as what…

Automotive Type-C Charging Trends and Challenges

In partnership with Texas Instruments

Start with a review of USB-A, USB-C, and USB-PD. Briefly covering he differences, as well as what…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN transistor—models…

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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

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

Switches

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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

The S-R Latch

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

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 transistor—models…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC…

Solid-state Relays

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As versatile as electromechanical relays can be, they do suffer many…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Switches

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

Time Constant Calculations

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

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Resonance

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Stepper Motors

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A stepper motor is a “digital” version of the electric…

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

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature Coefficients of Resistance at 20 Degrees Celsius Material…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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