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Energy, Work, and Power

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

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…

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,…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Power Sources

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AC Power

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Capacitor Types

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Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Sequences

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Arithmetic sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Power in Electric Circuits

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

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60o of…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Zener Diodes

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

Shock Current Path

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

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Network Protocols

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

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Superposition Theorem

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

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Voltage Signal Systems

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

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Emergency Response

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

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametrical data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the…

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…