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Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Electrical Connections

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

Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

AC Generator Theory

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

Component Modeling

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

Time Constant Calculations

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Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Three-phase Power Systems

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

IGBTs

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Power Dissipation

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

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Linear Computational Circuitry

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Practical Considerations - Transformers

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

TTL NOR and OR gates

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TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Feedback

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

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Simple Parallel Circuits

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

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Node Voltage Method

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

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Conductors and Insulators

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

Peak Voltage Calculator

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The peak voltage calculator calculates peak voltage values from the peak-to-peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…