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Special-purpose Diodes

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

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

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…

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…

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…

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…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Inductors

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! A 5 H inductor is subjected to an electric…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Common Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…