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Resonant Sensing Applications Tricks and Tips

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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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Static Electricity

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Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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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.

Current Divider Circuits

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Light-Pulse Switch

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AC phase

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

Simple Circuits

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

LED Sequencer

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CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Rectifier Circuits

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AC Motor Theory

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

Thyristor Application Circuits

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Digital Display Circuits

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

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…

Switches

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

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

The Tetrode

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

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Characteristic Impedance

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

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.