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Soldering

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

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

Textbook

Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

Textbook

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

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

Electrical Connections

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

Textbook

Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

Textbook

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

Textbook

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

Special Transformers and Applications

Textbook

Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

DC Lab - Build Your Own Multimeter

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple voltmeter and ammeter while learning some fundamentals about circuit measurements.

Encoders and Decoders

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

Tools

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

Textbook

Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

Textbook

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

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

Textbook

The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

Worksheets - Assembly

A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Phase-Locked Loops

Worksheets - Assembly

This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

Tools

This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Ohm’s Law

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

Textbook

Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

What is the Relationship Between Conductance and Resistance?

Textbook

The concept and measurement units of resistance are most often used…

DC Lab - Build Your Own Multimeter

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple voltmeter and ammeter while learning some fundamentals about circuit measurements.

The Command-line Interface

Textbook

If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Numbers versus Numeration

Textbook

It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Contributors (2)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Voltage Follower

Textbook

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

Voltage Comparator

Textbook

Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

Textbook

The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

Emergency Response

Textbook

Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Resistors

Textbook

Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

Worksheets - Assembly

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