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CMOS Gate Circuitry

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

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…

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.

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 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Solving Series and Parallel Circuits With the Table Method and Ohm’s Law

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The table method provides a structured methodology for ensuring you…

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.

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.

Digital Lab - Introduction

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In this collection of hands-on electronics experiments, you will build and test digital circuits and learn the fundamentals of digital logic circuits including gates, counters, logic levels, hysteresis, memory, and more.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Solving Unbalanced Wheatstone Bridge Circuits Via Mesh Current Method

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An unbalanced Wheatstone bridge cannot be solved using simple series…

CMOS Logic Gates

Worksheets - IC Design

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

SPICE Simulation of Series and Parallel Circuits

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Previously, we examined series circuits and parallel circuits using…

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.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Integrated Circuits

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

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 Flyback LED Flasher

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

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…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Switch Types

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

Worksheets - IC Design

Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Table (portrait view)

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  Periodic table of chemical elements.

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Electron Tubes

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Cathode:   This is the electrode that is heated and emits the…

Divided Feedback

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

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Switch Types

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

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

DC Lab - Current Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build resistive current dividers and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's current law function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

Fuses

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

Counter Modulus

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Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Capacitive Reactance

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

Worksheets - IC Design

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

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Nonlinear Resistance

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…