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Electric Shock

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

Soldering

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

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.

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

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

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

Quantum Physics

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

Timer Circuits

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Emergency Response

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Thyristors

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

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…

Regulated Power Sources

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

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Rectifying Diodes

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

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Boolean Algebra

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

AC Phase

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Hyperbolic Functions

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Note: all angles (x) must be expressed in units of radians for these…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…