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Finite-length Transmission Lines

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

Timer Circuits

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Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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

PN Junctions

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Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

DC Bridge Circuits

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

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

LC Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a parallel inductor and capacitor "tank" circuit.

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Binary Math

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Rules for Derivatives

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

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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This calculator will solve for either distance, time, or speed given two of the three parameters.

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Rules for Derivatives

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

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…