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Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Time Constant Calculations

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Time Constant Circuits

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

555 Lab - Oscillator With Hysteresis

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an oscillator with hysteresis from a Schmitt trigger and learn how to use it to create an RC oscillator and a method to configure a 555 timer as an astable multivibrator.

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Oscillator Circuits

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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Time Constant Circuits

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Op-amp Circuits

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Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Resonance

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

Radio Circuits

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

Si Lab - Multi-stage Amplifier

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, construct a three-stage common-emitter amplifier using bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) and learn about multi-stage gain and feedback.

Capacitor Types

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

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

SPICE Quirks

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Time Constant Circuits

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

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Analog Lab - PWM Power Controller

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a pulse-width modulator power controller for a light and learn the basics of PWM signals.

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

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

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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

Input and Output Coupling

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

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

555 Lab - Red LED Flasher

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a red LED flasher and learn a useful application of the versatile 555 timer IC.

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

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

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Electron Tubes

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Cathode:   This is the electrode that is heated and emits the…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Intro Lab - Resistor Power Dissipation

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will examine the heat generated by resistors and maybe even make one smoke! Also, learn to calculate power dissipation using Joule's law and resistor power ratings.

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Si Lab - Light Sensor (LED Photodetector)

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use an LED as a light-sensitive photodetector and learn how to use a bipolar transistor in a common-emitter amplifier configuration.

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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