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Sources of Electricity

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

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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This calculator will solve for either distance, time, or speed given two of the three parameters.

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…

Electrical Energy Calculator

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This calculator will determine the instantaneous energy, sustained energy, and power consumed by an electrical system given two of the three electrical parameters (voltage, current, or resistance) and the time.

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…

Power Sources

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Special-purpose Diodes

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

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Special Diodes

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

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Inductors

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

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Shock Current Path

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

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline

Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…