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Special-purpose Diodes

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

Thyristors

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

Digital Display Circuits

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

555 Lab - Advanced Red LED Flasher

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a red LED flasher with a transistor drive to control the current and learn how to use transistors to provide current gain and how to limit LED current.

Static Electricity

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

Current Divider Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Switches

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

AC phase

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

555 Lab - Advanced Red LED Flasher

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a red LED flasher with a transistor drive to control the current and learn how to use transistors to provide current gain and how to limit LED current.

Si Lab - Light Sensor (LED Photodetector)

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use an LED as a light-sensitive photodetector and learn how to use a bipolar transistor in a common-emitter amplifier configuration.

555 Lab - Blue LED Flasher With Voltage Doubler

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a blue LED flasher using a 555 timer and learn the basic theory of a voltage doubler using a transistor switch and a capacitor.

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

555 Lab - Red LED Flasher

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a red LED flasher and learn a useful application of the versatile 555 timer IC.

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

Thyristors

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

DC Lab - Parallel Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in parallel to power a light and learn the relationship between the individual battery currents and the total system current.

555 Lab - LED Flasher with Inductive Flyback

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a multiple LED flasher and learn how to use inductive flyback to generate a voltage pulse that is greater than the supply voltage.

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

Rectifier Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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When a PCB designer speaks of dimensions in thous or mils, what does…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Capacitive Reactance

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

LC Resonant Frequency Calculator

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A circuit with an inductor (L) and capacitor (C) connected in parallel or series will have a resonant frequency at which their impedances are equal. Given two of the three values—inductance, capacitance, or resonant frequency—this tool will calculate the missing third variable.

Mesh Current Method (Loop Current Method)

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This page provides a step-by-step introduction to using the mesh…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Digital Lab - 3-bit Binary Counter

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a 3-bit down counter using J-K flip-flops and learn about asynchronous counter functionality.

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Resonant Filters

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…