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Power Conversion Circuits

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555 Ramp Generator

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

Power Supply Circuits

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

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Rectifying Diodes

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Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Calculating Electric Power

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

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Zener Diodes

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Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Potato Battery

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

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

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This calculator determines the total path loss provided by an RF n-way power splitter.

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Node Voltage Method

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The node voltage method of analysis solves for unknown voltages at…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Time Constant Calculations

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Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Oscillator Circuits

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Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

Flash ADC

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Also called the parallel A/D converter, this circuit is the simplest…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Resistor Color Codes

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Divided Feedback

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

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…