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Design Project: Power Inverter

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

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,…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Power Sources

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

AC Power

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

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…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Capacitors

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

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

MESFETs

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Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

AC Inductor Circuits

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Resistors vs. Inductors Inductors do not behave the same way as…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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

Printed Circuit Board Layout and Manufacture

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When a PCB designer speaks of dimensions in thous or mils, what does…

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

DC Transducers

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

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…