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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…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Quantum Physics

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Radio Circuits

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

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator computes for the free space path loss between transmit and receive antennas.

Link Budget Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the power at the receiver using link budget analysis.

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Active Filters

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

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Resistor Color Codes

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Derivative of a Constant

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(“c” being a constant)

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Phase-locked Loops

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Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operation Amplifier(Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers, also…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas the last…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Diodes

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Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Complex Circuits

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Switches, Hand Actuated

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Induction Motor

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Digital Codes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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