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Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Networks and Busses

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Magnetism

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A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Design Project: Event Counter

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If your event sensing switch is mechanical in nature, you will likely…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

Switch Contact Design

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

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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