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The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

DC Motor Theory

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

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

How to Use Thevenin’s Theorem

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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Regulated Power Sources

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Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

JFET Current Regulator

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Thyristors

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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…

IGBTs

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Special Diodes

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Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Time Constant Circuits

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Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Stepper Motors

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Characteristic Impedance

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

Phase Rotation

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

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Power Supply Circuits

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There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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

Rectifier Circuits

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Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Input and Output Coupling

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

Delta-Sigma ADC

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One of the more advanced ADC technologies is the so-called…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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

Applying Ohm’s Law—Rules and Methods for Circuit Analysis

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When analyzing complex series and parallel circuits, it is easy to…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Decibels Equations

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

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

What is the Difference Between Series and Parallel Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…