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Encoders and Decoders

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

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Induction Motor, Large

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Rectifying Diodes

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Electrical Connections

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Low-pass Filters

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

Elementary Circuits

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

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.…

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge-coupled microstrip.

Rectifying Diodes

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

Voltmeter Design

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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

Questions relating to project management

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Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Band Theory of Solids

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

PN Junctions

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

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Inductors

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

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, relationship between current,…