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Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Display Tubes

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

LED Sequencer

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

7-segment Display

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue 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 #…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

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.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Latch Circuits

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

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Thyristors

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

Superposition Theorem

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

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Binary Math

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

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Decibels Equations

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Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…