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Linear Computational Circuitry

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The P-N Junction

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

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Input and Output Coupling

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Millman’s Theorem

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Time Constant Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Potato Battery

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Regulated Power Sources

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Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Timer Circuits

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Millman’s Theorem

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DC Bridge Circuits

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Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Component Modeling

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

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Specific resistance at 20o C:  Material Element/Alloy ohm-cmil/ft…

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Time Constant Circuits

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Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Comparator with Hysteresis (Schmitt Trigger) Calculator

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This calculator will compute the required resistor ratio (R2/R1) and reference voltage (VREF) to create the desired high (VTH) and low (VTL) threshold voltages in a non-inverting comparator circuit with hysteresis (commonly called a Schmitt trigger).

Clipper Circuits

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A circuit which removes the peak of a waveform is known as a clipper.…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Snell’s Law Calculator

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Given three of the four input parameters (refractive indices, angles of incidence, and refraction) this tool calculates the missing variable based on Snell's law.

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

AC Motor Theory

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

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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

Finite State Machines

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Phasor Mathematics

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