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Sources of Electricity

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

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.

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…

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.

Sources of Electricity

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

AC Power

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

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,…

Power Sources

Textbook

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

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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

Multiple-input Gates

Textbook

The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Energy, Work, and Power

Worksheets - Energy Storage

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

Textbook

JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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