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Analog Power and Signal Chain in Automotive Body Motor EEs

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CMOS 555 Long Duration Red 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…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Rectifier Circuits

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Simple Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Switches

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

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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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Thyristors

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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…

Current Divider Circuits

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Light-Pulse Switch

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Digital Communication

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Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge coupled microstrip.

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Multiplexers

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

Divided Feedback

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

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Precise Diode Circuits

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Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

CMOS Logic Gates

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

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge coupled microstrip.

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Digital Communication

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Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…