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Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Active Filters

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What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

DC Bridge Circuits

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Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Characteristic Impedance

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Superposition Theorem

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Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Network Protocols

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

Memory Devices

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Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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

Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

A Very Simple Circuit

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

R, L and C Summary

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With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Component Modeling

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

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Parallel Batteries

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

Rules for Limits

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

JFET Amplifiers

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Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Series Circuit Rules

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

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…