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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.

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.

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.

SPICE Simulation of Series and Parallel Circuits

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Previously, we examined series circuits and parallel circuits using…

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.

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.

Analog Lab - Introduction

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In this series of hands-on electronics experiments, build analog circuits, including amplifiers, comparators, oscillators, and more. Following the step-by-step instructions will help you understand and appreciate analog systems.

SPICE Simulation of Series and Parallel Circuits

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Previously, we examined series circuits and parallel circuits using…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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

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.

555 Lab - Red LED Flasher

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a red LED flasher and learn a useful application of the versatile 555 timer IC.

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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Digital Lab - Introduction

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

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

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

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…

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.

555 Lab - Blue LED Flasher With Voltage Doubler

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a blue LED flasher using a 555 timer and learn the basic theory of a voltage doubler using a transistor switch and a capacitor.

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.

555 Lab - LED Flasher with Inductive Flyback

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a multiple LED flasher and learn how to use inductive flyback to generate a voltage pulse that is greater than the supply voltage.

555 Lab - Advanced Red LED Flasher

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a red LED flasher with a transistor drive to control the current and learn how to use transistors to provide current gain and how to limit LED current.

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.

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…

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

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.

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Rectifying Diodes

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

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Energy, Work, and Power

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Radio Circuits

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

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.

DC Lab - Voltage Divider

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Phasor Mathematics

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