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Optoelectronic Devices

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

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.

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

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…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue 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…

Display Tubes

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

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.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback 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…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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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…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

7-segment Display

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

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…

Band-stop Filters

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Questions relating to project management

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DC Mesh Current Analysis

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

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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The Quadratic Formula

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Solving for x in a given polynomial equation “ax2 + bx + c…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Combination Tubes

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