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Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Capacitors and Calculus

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Capacitors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a coil.

Regulated Power Sources

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

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Inductive Reactance

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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

Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Decibel Measurements

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

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

PN Junctions

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

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Energy, Work, and Power

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