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Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Questions relating to project management

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NAME:…

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

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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When a PCB designer speaks of dimensions in thous or mils, what does…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Encoders and Decoders

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

Induction Motor

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

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Simple Circuits

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

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

MESFETs

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Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Potentiometers

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

The Thyristor

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

JFET Amplifiers

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

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Automotive Alternator

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

High-Reliability Circuits

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