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Parallel Resistor Calculator

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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.

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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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.

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Emergency Response

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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

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…

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…

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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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.

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Electric Shock

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

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.

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

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Divided Feedback

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

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

Analog Lab - Precision Voltage Follower Using an Op Amp

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an op amp voltage follower and learn about negative feedback in operational amplifier circuits.

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge-coupled microstrip.

Applying Ohm’s Law—Rules and Methods for Circuit Analysis

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When analyzing complex series and parallel circuits, it is easy to…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

AC Lab - Using a Transformer to Build a 12 VAC Power Supply

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a 12 V alternating current (AC) power supply using a step-down transformer and learn about transformer operation and the purpose of tapped windings.

Timer Circuits

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

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…