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PN Junctions

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Timer Circuits

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Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

The P-N Junction

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Capacitor Transient Response

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

Gas Discharge Tubes

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

Resonant Filters

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

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

IGBTs

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

Power Dissipation

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Millman’s Theorem

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Input and Output Coupling

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

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Basic Logic Gates

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Identify the type of logic gate shown in this schematic diagram, and…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Flash ADC

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Table (portrait view)

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  Periodic table of chemical elements.

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Component Modeling

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

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

DC Motor Theory

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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