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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.

Special-purpose Diodes

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

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.

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

AC Power

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

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…

How to Calculate Power in a Series and Parallel Circuit

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

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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

Sources of Electricity

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

Solving Series and Parallel Circuits With the Table Method and Ohm’s Law

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The table method provides a structured methodology for ensuring you…

Impedance

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

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Special Diodes

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

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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

Programmable Logic Controllers

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The Programmable Logic Controller, or PLC, was invented in the late…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Power Measurement

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

Comparator with Hysteresis (Schmitt Trigger) Calculator

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This calculator will compute the required resistor ratio (R2/R1) and reference voltage (VREF) to create the desired high (VTH) and low (VTL) threshold voltages in a non-inverting comparator circuit with hysteresis (commonly called a Schmitt trigger).

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

IGFET Amplifiers

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

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Parallel Circuits and the Application of Ohm’s Law

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In this introduction to parallel resistance circuits, we will explain…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp