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

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Shift Registers

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

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Servo Motor Systems

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

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

AC Network Analysis

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

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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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…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Regulated Power Sources

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Special-output Gates

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Electronics as Science

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Electronics is a science, and a very accessible science at that. With…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Digital Memory Terms and Concepts

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When we store information in some kind of circuit or device, we not…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…