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Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Electrical Energy Calculator

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This calculator will determine the instantaneous energy, sustained energy, and power consumed by an electrical system given two of the three electrical parameters (voltage, current, or resistance) and the time.

Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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

LC Resonant Frequency Calculator

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A circuit with an inductor (L) and capacitor (C) connected in parallel or series will have a resonant frequency at which their impedances are equal. Given two of the three values—inductance, capacitance, or resonant frequency—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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

RC Time Constant Calculator

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The time constant of a series RC circuit is the product of the resistance and capacitance. Given two of the three values—resistance, capacitance, or RC time constant—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

CMOS Logic Gates

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

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

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.

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

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.

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, relationship between current,…

Precise Diode Circuits

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

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

PN Junctions

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

Timer Circuits

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

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Switches

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

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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