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Si Lab - A Simple BJT Current Mirror Circuit

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a simple current mirror using matched bipolar junction transistors (BJTs) and learn about current mirror circuit limitations, the temperature dependence of BJTs, and thermal runaway.

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

The Common-collector Amplifier

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

Power Supply Circuits

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

PN Junctions

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

Troubleshooting Series and Parallel Circuits

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The jobs of electronics engineers and technicians frequently entail…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Tube Lab - Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an audio amplifier using a vacuum tube (triode) and learn about voltage transformers, how to build a high-voltage DC power supply, and how to use a transformer for impedance matching.

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

The Common-collector Amplifier

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

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

DC Lab - Current Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build resistive current dividers and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's current law function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Solving Unbalanced Wheatstone Bridge Circuits Via Mesh Current Method

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An unbalanced Wheatstone bridge cannot be solved using simple series…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

AC Lab - Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will sense AC magnetic fields using a simple wire coil and learn about AC signal coupling, orientation effects, and the impact of shielding using different materials.

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

DC Lab - Series Batteries

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in series and learn the relationship between the individual battery voltages and the total series voltage.