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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.

Series LED Resistor Calculator

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This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

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.

Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED, and learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Thyristors

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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…

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.

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.

Digital Display Circuits

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

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.

Digital Display Circuits

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

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.

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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.

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.

AC phase

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

Thyristors

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

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.

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

555 Lab - Blue LED Flasher With Voltage Doubler

Textbook

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.

Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED, and learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Parallel Resistor Calculator

Tools

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.

Series LED Resistor Calculator

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This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

555 Lab - Advanced Red LED Flasher

Textbook

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.

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

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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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.

Beam Power Tubes

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

Questions relating to project management

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NAME:…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Decibel Calculator

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This calculator will convert voltage or power gains into decibels. Enter one of the three values and the calculator will output the other two.

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

Analog Lab - Non-inverting Amplifier

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a programmable non-inverting amplifier and learn how to use the negative feedback of an operational amplifier to control the gain.

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…