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Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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

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

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

Impedance

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Voltage Follower

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

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Battery Construction

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The word battery simply means a group of similar components. In…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

JFET Current Regulator

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

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

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

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Clamper Circuits

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

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Voltage Divider

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

Protective Relay Circuits

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Timer Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Special Diodes

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

AC Network Analysis

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin