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Time Constant Circuits

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

AC Lab - Signal and Noise Coupling

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, power a DC motor through a multi-conductor cable to learn how AC signals are coupled between conductors and how to mitigate noise coupling.

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Inductor Quirks

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

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.

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Analog Lab - 555 Ramp Signal Generator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, construct a signal generator circuit that creates two different types of ramp signals and learn how capacitors charge when connected to resistors and constant current sources.

Impedance

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

AC Lab - LC Tank Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a parallel resonant inductor-capacitor circuit and learn about oscillation, resonant frequency, and damping.

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Series R, L, and C

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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AC Lab - Phase Shift in a Capacitive Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a simple RC circuit that demonstrates phase shift and learn how out-of-phase AC voltages do not add algebraically.

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Why L/R and not LR?

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Thyristors

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

Calculating Electric Power

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

Series and Parallel Inductors

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

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

DC Lab - Precision Potentiometer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a precision potentiometer from three lower precision potentiometer and learn about voltage range compression and parameter interactions.

DC Lab - Voltage Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a resistive voltage divider and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's voltage law (KVL) function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Circuit Components

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Inductance

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

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Energy, Work, and Power

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

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Switches, Hand Actuated

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

AC Lab - Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a simple AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Control Circuits

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Class B BJT Amplifiers

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

Analog Lab - High-impedance Voltmeter

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a high-impedance voltmeter and learn about circuit loading and how to use op amps to reduce loading effects.

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…