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Quantum Physics

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Binary Addition

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

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Hyperbolic Functions

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Note: all angles (x) must be expressed in units of radians for these…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Binary Math

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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