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3D Time of Flight: Understanding the system trade-offs

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3D time-of-flight sensor theory of operation

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Permanent Magnets

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Pulsed-light Sensor

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Switches, Process Actuated

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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Strain Gauges

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Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Brushless DC Motor

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Building a Differential Amplifier

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pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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4-wire Resistance Measurement

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Synchronous Motors

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Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Look-up Tables

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Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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The Importance of Electrical Safety

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Decibels

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Static Electricity Sensor

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

Variable Inductor

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Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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Introduction to Complex Numbers

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Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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DC Motor Theory

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Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Analog and Digital Signals

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