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Look-up Tables

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

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.

Strain Gauges

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Switches, Process Actuated

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

Static Electricity Sensor

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

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…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Building a Differential Amplifier

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Look-up Tables

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

Permanent Magnets

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

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Phase-Locked Loops

Worksheets - Environmental Sensors

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

Simple Parallel Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Signal Modulation

Worksheets - Environmental Sensors

A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…