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Sources of Electricity

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

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…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Sources of Electricity

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Minimum Parts Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Current Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Sources of Electricity

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

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

The TRIAC

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SCRs are unidirectional (one-way) current devices, making them useful…

Metric Prefix Conversions

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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