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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.

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.

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.

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

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

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…

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.

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Thyristors

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

Electric Shock

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

Superconducting Devices

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

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…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Quantum Physics

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

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.

Timer Circuits

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

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.

Emergency Response

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

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Networks and Busses

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

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Has the system ever worked before? If yes, has anything happened to…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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RELATED WORKSHEETS: JFET Amplifiers Worksheet

Magnetism

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A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Stepper Motors

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

Oscillator Circuits

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