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Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

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…

Electrical Connections

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

Soldering

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

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…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

Tools

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

Rectifying Diodes

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Assembly

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

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Heat Sink Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Inductance

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Induction Motor

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

Elementary Circuits

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

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…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

Textbook

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

Textbook

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

Textbook

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

Tools

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

Table (portrait view)

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  Periodic table of chemical elements.

Counters

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

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Band Theory of Solids

Textbook

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

Brushless DC Motor

Textbook

Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Feedback

Textbook

If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Band-stop Filters

Textbook

How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Optothyristors

Textbook

Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

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.

Synchronous Condenser

Textbook

Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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