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60 GHz mmWave Sensor Gesture Recognition

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It simulates the unlocking of a room/door without physical contact

Applications for Isolated Gate Drivers

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This section of the TI Precision Labs - Isolation series explores three-phase power factor…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

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…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN transistor—models…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Active Filters

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

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Superconducting Devices

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

555 Schmitt Trigger

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

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Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Millman’s Theorem

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

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…