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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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.

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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.

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…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Network Topology

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Network Protocols

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

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…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Safe Practices

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

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Depletion-type IGFETs

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