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DC Generator Theory

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

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

AC Power

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

Capacitors and Calculus

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

Regulated Power Sources

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Voltage Divider

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Impedance

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Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

AC Inductor Circuits

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

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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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.

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Variable Inductor

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

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

DC Bridge Circuits

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Oscillator Circuits

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Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Ohm’s Law

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

High-pass Filters

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

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

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This calculator determines the total path loss provided by an RF n-way power splitter.

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Phase-locked Loops

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Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

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…

Encoders and Decoders

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…