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pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Si Lab - JFET Switching Circuit and Static Electricity Sensor

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use a junction field-effect transistor (JFET) to build a sensitive switching circuit and learn about JFET current gain.

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Si Lab - Light Sensor (LED Photodetector)

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, use an LED as a light-sensitive photodetector and learn how to use a bipolar transistor in a common-emitter amplifier configuration.

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Strain Gauges

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

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Look-up Tables

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

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.

DC Lab - 4-wire Resistance Measurement

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will perform a 4-wire Kelvin resistance measurement and learn how to accurately measure resistance.

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

AC Lab - Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will sense AC magnetic fields using a simple wire coil and learn about AC signal coupling, orientation effects, and the impact of shielding using different materials.

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Input and Output Coupling

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

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart—4 Band, 5 Band, or 6 Band Resistors

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A handy all-in-one tool for reading resistor color code values for a 4 band resistor, 5 band resistor, or 6 band resistor.

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

AC Lab - Using a Transformer to Build a 12 VAC Power Supply

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a 12 V alternating current (AC) power supply using a step-down transformer and learn about transformer operation and the purpose of tapped windings.

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…