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Look-up Tables

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

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.

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.

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Switches, Process Actuated

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

Building a Differential Amplifier

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

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Strain Gauges

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

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.

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.

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.

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

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.

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.

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

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.

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

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.

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.

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Inductor Voltage and Current Relationship

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Converting Between Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

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Since Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorems are two…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

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

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

Millman’s Theorem

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

DC Lab - An Analog Computer For Averaging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a simple circuit that computes the average of voltages and learn about analog computers and their application.

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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

AC Lab - PC Oscilloscope

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, use a PC-based oscilloscope program to observe waveforms from a musical keyboard and learn basic oscilloscope operation.

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…