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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.

How to Calculate Power in a Series and Parallel Circuit

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

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…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

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…

Power Sources

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

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.

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…

Design Project: Logic Probe

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What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

JFET Quirks

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Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Power Sources

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

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

What is the Difference Between Series and Parallel Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…