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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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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Network Topology

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Network Protocols

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Introduction to Shift Registers

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Shift registers, like counters, are a form of sequential logic.…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Shift Registers

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Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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It is a common phenomenon for the electrical resistance of a substance…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Optical Data Communication

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

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…