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Time Constant Circuits

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555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Oscillator Circuits

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Time Constant Circuits

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

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Time Constant Calculations

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Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Thyristors

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Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Input and Output Coupling

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Component Modeling

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

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Time Constant Circuits

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Networks and Busses

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

High-Reliability Circuits

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