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Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

AC Network Analysis

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Input and Output Coupling

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

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Elementary Circuits

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

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Current Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Capacitors

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

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Resonance

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

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Decibel Measurements

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During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Capacitor Transient Response

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Switches

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

AC Motor Theory

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

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Ring Counters

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

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

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…

Thyristors

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

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Early Tube History

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Thomas Edison, that prolific American inventor, is often credited with…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

AC Network Analysis

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

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Superposition Theorem

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

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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.

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…