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Soldering

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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

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

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Inductance

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Depletion-type IGFETs

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

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…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Encoders and Decoders

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

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical) “Mono”…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…