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Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Capacitance

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High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

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.

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

JFET Current Regulator

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

Special Diodes

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Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Boolean Algebra

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Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Impedance

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Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Rectifier Circuits

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Ring Counters

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Ohm’s Law (again!)

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

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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

Oscillator Circuits

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The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Trace Resistance Calculator

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This calculator determines the resistance of a microstrip trace

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.