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Low-pass Filters

Textbook

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…

Electrical Connections

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

Textbook

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

Textbook

In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Soldering

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Voltmeter Design

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Polyphase Power Systems

Worksheets - Assembly

Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

Tools

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Induction Motor, Large

Textbook

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

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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

Simple Circuits

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

Textbook

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

Inductance

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Questions relating to project management

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Copper Wire Ampacity Table

Textbook

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

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

Tools

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Boolean Algebra

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

Tools

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

Inductors and Calculus

Textbook

Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Introduction to SPICE

Textbook

“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

SPICE Quirks

Textbook

“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Power Quality Measurement

Textbook

It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Wattmeter Design

Textbook

Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Hysteresis

Textbook

Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

Textbook

Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

Textbook

With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

Textbook

Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

Textbook

Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Averager and Summer Circuits

Textbook

If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

High-impedance Voltmeter

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Quantum Physics

Textbook

“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Building a Differential Amplifier

Textbook

Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Complex Circuits

Textbook

What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

LED Resistor Calculator

Tools

An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.