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Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Static Electricity Sensor

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Digital Communication

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

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

R, L and C Summary

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With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Low-pass Filters

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

TTL Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

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…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Autotransformers

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…