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High-Reliability Circuits

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

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…

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

Radio Circuits

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Quantum Physics

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

Link Budget Calculator

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

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As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Applications of Resonance

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

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

MESFETs

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The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Bridge Circuits

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

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Design Project: Event Counter

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If your event sensing switch is mechanical in nature, you will likely…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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

Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…