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Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback 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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

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…

Integrated Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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CMOS Logic Gates

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Simple Combination Lock

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

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

The S-R Latch

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

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

PN Junctions

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

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Batteries

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

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…