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Soldering

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

Electrical Connections

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

Low-pass Filters

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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.

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge-coupled microstrip.

Electrical Connections

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

Boolean Algebra

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

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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Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Questions relating to project management

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Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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

AC Lab - Automotive Alternator as AC Generator

Textbook

In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will use an automotive alternator to generate three-phase AC voltage and learn how alternators can function as both generators and motors.

Soldering

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

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Simple Circuits

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

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

Tools

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

Tools

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

Tools

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

Textbook

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

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Rectifying Diodes

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

Table (portrait view)

Textbook

  Periodic table of chemical elements.

Sum and Product Notation

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

AC Lab - Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

Textbook

In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, an electronic musical keyboard will be used as a variable-frequency AC signal generator to learn the difference between AC amplitude and frequency.

The Tetrode

Textbook

As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Switch Contact Design

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

Calculating Power Factor

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

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.