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Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Impedance

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Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Active Filters

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AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

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.

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Time Constant Calculations

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Capacitor Transient Response

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

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Oscillator Circuits

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Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Resistors

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

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.

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Superposition Theorem

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Regulated Power Sources

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Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Capacitors

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

DC Bridge Circuits

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Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Decibel Measurements

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

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

Calculating Electric Power

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

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

LED Sequencer

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…