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Karnaugh Mapping

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

Special-purpose Diodes

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

LED Sequencer

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Simple Combination Lock

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Op-Amp Data

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

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…