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Energy, Work, and Power

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

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

AC Power

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Zener Diodes

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High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

How to Calculate Power in a Series and Parallel Circuit

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, we can…

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

Special Diodes

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Timer Circuits

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Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

DC Motor Theory

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

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Special Diodes

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Timer Circuits

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Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Digital Lab - 10-bit Flashing LED Sequencer

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build and test an automated circuit that sequentially flashes 10 LED. You will learn about counters, frequency dividers, and switch debouncing.

Counters

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Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Voltage Regulation

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As we saw in a few SPICE analyses earlier in this chapter, the output…

Capacitor Transient Response

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Mesh Current Method (Loop Current Method)

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This page provides a step-by-step introduction to using the mesh…

Digital Lab - Basic 2-Input NAND Gate Circuit

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build and test a 2-input digital NAND gate with LED indicators and learn to read pinout diagrams, power a digital IC, connect unused inputs and outputs, and use pulldown resistors.

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

AC Network Analysis

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Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…