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Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

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…

Network Protocols

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

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…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Networks and Busses

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Digital Display Circuits

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

Microphones

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

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

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

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

Time Constant Calculations

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

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…