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Back to the LDO Basics

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Interested in LDOs? Get the basics with this 8-part LDO Basics Training Series! We will cover a…

Electrical Fundamentals and Need for power systems protection

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This session provides a Quick introduction to Electrical Power Systems, Electrical Fundamentals, the…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

The P-N Junction

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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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…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

IGFET Amplifiers

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Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Junction Diodes

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

Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—models 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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It is a common phenomenon for the electrical resistance of a substance…

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Power Conversion Circuits

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Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Thyristors

Textbook

Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.