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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.

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

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…

Principles of Radio

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

Radio Circuits

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

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…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

Analog Lab - 555 Oscillator (Astable Multivibrator)

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an oscillator using a 555 timer and learn the theory of operation of the 555 timer when configured as an astable multivibrator.

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Millman’s Theorem

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Complex Circuits

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

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

DC Lab - An Analog Computer For Averaging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple circuit that computes the average of voltages and learn about analog computers and their application.

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

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

Phase-locked Loops

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Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Si Lab - Zener Diode Voltage Regulator

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a simple DC voltage regulator circuit and learn how to use reverse-biased Zener diodes as voltage clamps.

Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

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This calculator computes for the output pulse width of a 555 timer monostable circuit

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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