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Getting Started with HALCoGen

In partnership with Texas Instruments

This video provides a brief overview of how to use HALCoGen (Hardware Abstraction Layer Code…

Getting Started with HALCoGen

In partnership with Texas Instruments

This video provides a brief overview of how to use HALCoGen (Hardware Abstraction Layer Code…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Networks and Busses

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Voltage Follower

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

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Current Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Wire Types and Sizes

Worksheets - Safety

Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Power Sources

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

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Parallel Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or 50…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…