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Special-purpose Diodes

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

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,…

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…

Power Sources

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

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…

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…

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

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

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Complex Vector Addition

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If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…