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Soldering

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Low-pass Filters

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Simple Circuits

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

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Induction Motor

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

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

Soldering

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Rectifying Diodes

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

The Tetrode

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Conductors and Insulators

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

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…