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3 Methods for Compensating Localized Heat Generation in Smart Thermostats

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This video goes through one of the most prominent issues with thermostat design, accounting for the…

3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs

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Learn how design parameters impact system performance.

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Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Soldering

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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Volume I chapter 1.1 discusses static electricity, and how it is…

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.

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Thyristors

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Electric Shock

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

Emergency Response

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

Timer Circuits

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

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…

Quantum Physics

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

Superconducting Devices

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

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Phase Shift

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two capacitors, 0.1…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Millman’s Theorem

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

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF (Radio…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…