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Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Time Constant Circuits

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

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Capacitors and Calculus

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

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Circuit Components

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

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Capacitor Quirks

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

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

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.

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

AC Power

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Resistivity Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Series LED Resistor Calculator

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This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Mutual Inductance

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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

Hand Calculator Use

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Zener Diodes

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…