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Electrical Connections

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

Questions relating to project management

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Boolean Algebra

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Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Induction Motor

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

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…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Voltmeter Design

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Soldering

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Encoders and Decoders

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

Inductance

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

Induction Motor

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Thyristors

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

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…