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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

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.

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Inductor Quirks

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Network Analysis

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

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Inductor Quirks

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Active Filters

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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

Sensitive Audio Detector

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

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

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…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Conductor Ampacity

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

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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When a PCB designer speaks of dimensions in thous or mils, what does…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Decibel Measurements

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During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

AC Bridge Circuits

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

Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

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.

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…