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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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Thyristors

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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…

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…

Emergency Response

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

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

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

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…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

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…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

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.

Timer Circuits

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

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…

Quantum Physics

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

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

JFET Amplifiers

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Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output)…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

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.

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…