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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…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Soldering

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

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.

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Thyristors

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

Electric Shock

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

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.

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

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.

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Quantum Physics

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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.

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…

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

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Time Constant Calculations

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Square Root, Cube Root, and Nth Root Calculator

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This calculator will determine the square root, cube root, or nth root of a given number, x.

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Counter Modulus

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Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Superposition Theorem

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Hyperbolic Functions

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