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Light-Pulse Switch

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

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.

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

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.

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Thyristors

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

How to Calculate Power in a Series and Parallel Circuit

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, we can…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Boolean Algebra

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

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Memory Devices

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

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

What is Norton’s Theorem and the Norton Equivalent Circuit?

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This article explains the step-by-step process for determining the…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Simple Circuits

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

AC phase

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

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-Flop using NAND Gates

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Project Overview   Figure 1. S-R flip-flop with switch…

The Gated S-R Latch

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

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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