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Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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Pulsed-light Sensor

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Static Electricity Sensor

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Differential Amplifier

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Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Strain Gauges

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

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

Permanent Magnets

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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4-wire Resistance Measurement

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Building a Differential Amplifier

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

Look-up Tables

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

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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Switches, Process Actuated

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

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You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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