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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…

Electrical Connections

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

Elementary Circuits

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Rectifying Diodes

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Low-pass Filters

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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

Simple Circuits

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

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

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Boolean Algebra

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

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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

Simple Circuits

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

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

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 Electricity Worksheet

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

Questions relating to project management

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Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Special-output Gates

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

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…