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Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Power Sources

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Special-purpose Diodes

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Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Sources of Electricity

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Regulated Power Sources

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Questions relating to project management

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Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Rules for Derivatives

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

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Power Sources

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Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Hand Calculator Use

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