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Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

Simple Circuits

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Soldering

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

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Elementary Circuits

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

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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

Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Clamper Circuits

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Magnetism

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A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Capacitors and Calculus

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

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Numbers and Symbols

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

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

What is Network Analysis?

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The basic application of Ohm’s law to combinations of series and…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED. You will learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Digital Lab - Introduction

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In this collection of hands-on electronics experiments, build and test digital circuits and learn the fundamentals of digital logic circuits, including gates, counters, logic levels, hysteresis, memory, and more.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…