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Shock Current Path

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

Capacitive Reactance

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

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Voltage Follower

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

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Optoelectronic Devices

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

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

PN Junctions

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Thyristors

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

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.

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

The Common-base Amplifier

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Time Constant Circuits

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

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…