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3 Methods for Compensating Localized Heat Generation in Smart Thermostats

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This video goes through one of the most prominent issues with thermostat design, accounting for the…

3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs

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Learn how design parameters impact system performance.

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Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

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…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Energy, Work, and Power

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Millman’s Theorem

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Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contained four elements:…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Special Diodes

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Timer Circuits

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Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…