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Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Superposition Theorem

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Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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Regulated Power Sources

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Network Protocols

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Memory Devices

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What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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PN Junctions

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Time Constant Calculations

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Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Network Topology

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Networks and Busses

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Ohmmeter Design

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Zener Diodes

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Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Power Conversion Circuits

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Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Rectifier Circuits

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Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…