Categories

Input and Output Coupling

Textbook

To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Capacitance Calculator

Tools

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

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

DC Generator Theory

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Capacitors and Calculus

Textbook

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

Textbook

There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Time Constant Calculations

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Passive Filter Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

AC Power

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

AC Capacitor Circuits

Textbook

Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Capacitor Quirks

Textbook

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Calculating Power Factor

Textbook

As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Why L/R and not LR?

Textbook

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

Inductor Quirks

Textbook

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

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Conductor Ampacity

Textbook

The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Voltage and Current Calculations

Textbook

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

DC Bridge Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Radio Circuits

Textbook

(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Convert MCD to Lumens

Tools

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

Multi-Stage Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Capacitor Transient Response

Textbook

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

Induction Motor

Textbook

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

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

Textbook

Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Sensitive Audio Detector

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Signal Modulation

Worksheets - Capacitors

A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

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

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Complex Circuits

Textbook

What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Factors Affecting Inductance

Textbook

There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Voltage Divider Circuits

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Mutual Inductance

Textbook

If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Switches, Hand Actuated

Textbook

A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Systems of Numeration

Textbook

Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

Worksheets - Capacitors

The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

Textbook

After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

Textbook

If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

Textbook

Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

Textbook

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

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

Textbook

Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

What Are Zener Diodes?

Textbook

What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

Textbook

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Square Wave Signals

Textbook

It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Millman’s Theorem

Textbook

In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Networks and Busses

Textbook

The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Simple Vector Addition

Textbook

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

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

Textbook

Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Counter Modulus

Textbook

Incomplete

Static Electricity

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Active Filters

Worksheets - Capacitors

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect