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Special-purpose Diodes

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

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

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…

Transformer—Power Supply

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

Sources of Electricity

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

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Power Calculations

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When calculating the power dissipation of resistive components, use…

AC Power

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Memory Devices

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…