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Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Current Divider

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

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Capacitor Transient Response

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Stepper Motors

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Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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

Input and Output Coupling

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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Polyphase Power Systems

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Explain the difference between a balanced polyphase system and an…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Voltage Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Zener diode, 12…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

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).

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Early Tube History

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

Power Supply Circuits

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

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Superposition Theorem

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Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Reluctance Motor

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

Component Modeling

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