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

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

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.

Simple Circuits

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

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Rectifier Circuits

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

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

The Common-collector Amplifier

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

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Input and Output Coupling

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

Ohmmeter Design

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

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Safe Practices

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

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

LED Sequencer

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

Synchronous Counters

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What is a Synchronous Counter? A synchronous counter, in contrast to…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…