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Practical Considerations - Capacitors

Textbook

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

Soldering

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

Textbook

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Stripline Trace Width Calculator

Tools

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

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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

Polyphase Power Systems

Worksheets - Assembly

Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Rectifying Diodes

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Stripline Max Current Calculator

Tools

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

Electrical Connections

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

Trace Resistance Calculator

Tools

This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

Tools

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

Textbook

There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

Textbook

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

Textbook

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

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

Textbook

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

Parallel Circuit Rules

Textbook

Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Simple Parallel Circuits

Textbook

On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Design Project: Logic Probe

Worksheets - Assembly

What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Other Waveshapes

Textbook

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

Polyphase Power Systems

Worksheets - Assembly

Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

Textbook

Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of…

Demultiplexers

Textbook

A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Calculating Power Factor

Textbook

As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

Textbook

The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Factorials

Textbook

Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

Textbook

The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Brushless DC Motor

Textbook

Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…