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Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase. If we…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive reactance Capacitive reactance Impedance in relation to R…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Circuit Effects

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

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Series R, L, and C

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric prefixes Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z Exa =…

Logarithms

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Definition of a logarithm “log” denotes a common logarithm (base =…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Gate Universality

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NAND and NOR gates possess a special property: they are universal.…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

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

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

The Quadratic Formula

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Connectors

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AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…