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Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Millman’s Theorem

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Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

High-Reliability Circuits

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Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Time Constant Calculations

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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Batteries

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

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Power Supply Circuits

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

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Resistors

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

Negative Feedback

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

The Common-base Amplifier

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

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Resistors

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

Electrical Connections

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

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Questions relating to project management

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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…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…