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Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Optical Data Communication

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Digital Communication

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Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Regulated Power Sources

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Active Filters

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

DC Bridge Circuits

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Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Networks and Busses

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

AC Network Analysis

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Precise Diode Circuits

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Characteristic Impedance

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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

Network Protocols

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Time Constant Calculations

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Resistors

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

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.

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

From Electric to Electronic

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

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

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.

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…