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Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

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.

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Capacitor Types

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

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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

Susceptance and Admittance

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

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

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

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

LED Sequencer

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

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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RELATED WORKSHEETS: JFET Amplifiers Worksheet

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Calculating Electric Power

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…