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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Soldering

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Timer Circuits

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

Emergency Response

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

Thyristors

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

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.

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…

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

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

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…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Quantum Physics

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Power Sources

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Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

DC Motor Theory

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

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Logic gate circuits are designed to input and output only two types of…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Contributors (2)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Time Constant Calculations

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

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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Optoelectronic Devices

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

Full-Adder

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

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.