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Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Soldering

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Both soldering irons and soldering guns are tools used in the process…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge-coupled microstrip.

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

High-pass Filters

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Circuit Components

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

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Questions relating to project management

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Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Resonant Filters

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

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Ohm’s Law

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…