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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…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Soldering

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

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…

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.

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

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…

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…

Timer Circuits

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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…

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

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…