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Sources of Electricity

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

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…

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.

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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

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…

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.

Energy, Work, and Power

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

AC Power

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

AC Lab - Using a Transformer to Build a 12 VAC Power Supply

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a 12 V alternating current (AC) power supply using a step-down transformer and learn about transformer operation and the purpose of tapped windings.

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…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

JFET Quirks

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Metric Prefix Conversions

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To express a quantity in a different metric prefix from how it was…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

DC Lab - Potentiometric Voltmeter

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a null-balancing potentiometric voltmeter and learn how to prevent a voltmeter from changing the voltage it is measuring.

AC Lab - Phase Shift in a Capacitive Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a simple RC circuit that demonstrates phase shift and learn how out-of-phase AC voltages do not add algebraically.

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

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

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin