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2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design for UPS

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The 2-kW isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter reference design (TIDA-00951) is capable of power…

2018 Battery Management Deep Dive technical training

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Download presentation and view recorded sessions from 2018 Battery Management Deep Dive technical…

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Batteries

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

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Timer Circuits

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

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

Parallel Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Inductors

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

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Superposition Theorem

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

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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

Oscillator Circuits

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

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Negative Feedback

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

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…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Protective Relays

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A special type of relay is one that monitors the current, voltage,…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Wattmeter Design

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Band Theory of Solids

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

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…