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Analog Power and Signal Chain in Automotive Body Motor EEs

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Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Simple Circuits

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

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Current Divider Circuits

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Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Thyristors

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Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Rectifier Circuits

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Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Digital Display Circuits

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

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

From Electric to Electronic

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Millman’s Theorem

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Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Potato Battery

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

Network Protocols

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

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Impedance

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The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Resistors

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Active Filters

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T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit