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Optoelectronic Devices

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

Display Tubes

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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…

Digital Display Circuits

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red 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.

Display Tubes

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

LED Sequencer

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Simple Combination Lock

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

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…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Karnaugh Mapping

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

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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

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.

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Complex Circuits

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

AC Waveforms

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…