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Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Inductance

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Soldering

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

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

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Sound Cancellation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

High-pass Filters

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

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Resistors Types

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

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Metric Prefix Conversions

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