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Timer Circuits

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Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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PN Junctions

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Oscillator Circuits

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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Flip-Flop Circuits

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Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Latch Circuits

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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Digital Communication

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Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

A Very Simple Circuit

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

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Rectifier Circuits

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The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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General Troubleshooting Tips

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Latch Circuits

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Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Time Constant Circuits

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The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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

Complex Vector Addition

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If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Voltmeter Design

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…