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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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.

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Soldering

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

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,”…

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…

Thyristors

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

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…

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

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

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

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…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Timer Circuits

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

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Decibels Equations

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CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

AC Phase

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

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…