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Sources of Electricity

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

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…

Power Sources

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

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…

Transformer—Power Supply

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

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.

How to Calculate Power in a Series and Parallel Circuit

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, we can…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

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…

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.

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Safety Grounding

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Battery Life Calculator

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This calculator provides three options—basic, intermediate, and advanced—for determining expected battery life for microcontroller, Internet of Things (IoT), and edge processing systems with up to four different operating modes.

Superposition Theorem

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The superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes…

Digital Ramp ADC

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

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…