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Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Memory Devices

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Shift Registers

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

TTL NOR and OR gates

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Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and analyze its operation:…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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

Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Phase Shift

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

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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A formula for capacitance in picofarads using practical dimensions:

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in the case…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Phase Shift

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones CROSS-REFERENCES…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

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.

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: resistor voltage and current are in phase.…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Inductive Reactance

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

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…