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Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue 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…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

CMOS 555 Long Duration 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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Phase-locked Loops

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Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Comparator with Hysteresis (Schmitt Trigger) Calculator

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This calculator will compute the required resistor ratio (R2/R1) and reference voltage (VREF) to create the desired high (VTH) and low (VTL) threshold voltages in a non-inverting comparator circuit with hysteresis (commonly called a Schmitt trigger).

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Digital Codes

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

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…