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Energy Harvesting Overview

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This training covers potential applications for energy harvesting, including Industrial 4.0 and IoT…

Introduction to Energy Harvesting Technology

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Introduction to Energy Harvesting Technology solutions from Texas Instruments.

Sources of Electricity

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

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…

Regulated Power Sources

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Power Sources

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

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…

AC Power

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Safety Grounding

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

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Phasing

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

What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…