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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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Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Thermocouples

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Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

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…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

Switches, Process Actuated

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

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Permanent Magnets

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

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.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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

Static Electricity Sensor

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide