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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…

Elementary Circuits

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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

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…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Low-pass Filters

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Questions relating to project management

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Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

BJT Quirks

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

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

What Are Electric Circuits?

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You might have been wondering how charges can continuously flow in a…