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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…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Timer Circuits

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

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

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Soldering

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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…

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…

Electric Shock

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Asynchronous Counters

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

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…

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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