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Capacitive Reactance

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Resistor Color Codes

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Capacitor Types

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Inductive Reactance

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Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Resistors

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Contributors (1)

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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

TTL Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Rules for Limits

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Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Static Electricity Sensor

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

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

7-segment Display

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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

Rectifier Circuits

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Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Simple Vector Addition

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

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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