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Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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

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 #…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

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…

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…

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…

Digital Display Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

LED Sequencer

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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.

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration 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.

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

AC Phase

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

Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Principles of Radio

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

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

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.

Encoder

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