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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Soldering

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Electric Shock

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

Soldering

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

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.

Superconducting Devices

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Quantum Physics

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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…

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…

Timer Circuits

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

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

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

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…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…