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Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Sources of Electricity

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

AC Power

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

IGFET Quirks

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Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Safety Grounding

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

PWM Power Controller

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Electric Shock

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

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…