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Sources of Electricity

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

Sources of Electricity

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

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.

Energy, Work, and Power

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

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…

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.

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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

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.

Regulated Power Sources

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

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…

How to Calculate Power in a Series and Parallel Circuit

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-flop Using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an edge-triggered S-R flip-flop, learn the difference between a latch and a flip-flop, and experience how a switch bounce can cause logic errors.

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

Analog Lab - Introduction

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In this series of hands-on electronics experiments, build analog circuits, including amplifiers, comparators, oscillators, and more. Following the step-by-step instructions will help you understand and appreciate analog systems.

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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

T-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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A tool designed to compute the values to be used in a T-match Impedance Circuit

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Decibels Equations

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  RELATED WORKSHEETS: Decibel Measurements Worksheet

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

AC Lab - PC Oscilloscope

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, use a PC-based oscilloscope program to observe waveforms from a musical keyboard and learn basic oscilloscope operation.

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Time Constant Calculations

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

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Op-amp Circuits

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

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase.  …