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Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red 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 Sequencer

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Series LED Resistor Calculator

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This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

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…

Display Tubes

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

Simple Combination Lock

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

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.

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Decibel Measurements

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During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Principles of Radio

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Questions relating to project management

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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…