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Superconducting Devices

Textbook

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

Thyristors

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

Textbook

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

Electric Shock

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

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

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

Textbook

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

Worksheets - Diagnostics

Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

Textbook

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

Textbook

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

Timer Circuits

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Superconducting Devices

Textbook

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

Textbook

The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Light-Pulse Switch

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Pulse Width Modulation

Textbook

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Soldering

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Quantum Physics

Textbook

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

Parallel Resistor Calculator

Tools

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.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

Textbook

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

Tools

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.

Thyristors

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Signal Modulation

Worksheets - Diagnostics

A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Current Mirror BJTs

Textbook

Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

AC Phase

Textbook

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

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

Textbook

As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

Contributors (4)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

Tools

This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

Textbook

Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Asynchronous Counters

Textbook

In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

Textbook

Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

Textbook

So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Worksheets - Diagnostics

As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

What Is the Skin Effect?

Textbook

The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

Textbook

The first, and perhaps most important, relationship between current,…

AC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Diagnostics

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Millman’s Theorem

Worksheets - Diagnostics

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

Intro Lab - Ohm’s Law

Textbook

Project Overview This project employs all of the skills…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

Tools

A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Ohm’s Law Calculator

Tools

Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law