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Oscillator Circuits

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Resonant Filters

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

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Impedance

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Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Time Constant Calculations

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Active Filters

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CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Capacitor Quirks

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Resonance

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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

Impedance

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Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Calculating Electric Power

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

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

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Automotive Alternator

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

PWM Power Controller

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

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

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

AC Power

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

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…