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Superconducting Devices

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

Thyristors

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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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…

Electric Shock

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Emergency Response

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

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.

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Timer Circuits

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Soldering

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

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…

Quantum Physics

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Zener Diodes

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Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

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.

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Precise Diode Circuits

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TTL Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Stepper Motors

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Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Electric Shock

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…