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Sources of Electricity

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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…

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.

Regulated Power Sources

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

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,…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Shift Registers

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

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Divided Feedback

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

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Electrical Connections

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

Digital Ramp ADC

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

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

Microprocessor Programming

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

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier