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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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…

Superconducting Devices

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

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.

Electric Shock

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

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…

Quantum Physics

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

Timer Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Soldering

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

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…

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…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

AC Phase

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

Parallel Circuit Rules

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Thermoelectricity

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…