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Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

AC Network Analysis

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Impedance

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Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Counters

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Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Counters

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Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Current Divider

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Conductors and Insulators

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

Input and Output Coupling

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

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

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.

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Simple Series Circuits

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

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Inductance

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

Vol II. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

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

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Voltage Follower

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

IGBTs

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

Ohm’s Law

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NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

AC Phase

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

PC Oscilloscope

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

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna