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Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

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…

Elementary Circuits

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Encoders and Decoders

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Simple Circuits

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

Rectifying Diodes

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Electrical Connections

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

Simple Circuits

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

Soldering

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

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

Questions relating to project management

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Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Resistors

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

Rectifying Diodes

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

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Voltage-to-Current Signal Conversion

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In instrumentation circuitry, DC signals are often used as analog…

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Rectifying Diodes

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

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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