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Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Circuit Components

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Voltage Divider

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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

Active Filters

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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…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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

Variable Inductor

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

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Voltage Divider

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

Precise Diode Circuits

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

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Mutual Inductance

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

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

AC Network Analysis

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Memory Devices

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

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Parallel Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or 50…

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

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Specific resistance at 20o C:  Material Element/Alloy ohm-cmil/ft…

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Voltage Divider

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

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Karnaugh Mapping

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…