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Special-purpose Diodes

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

Power Sources

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

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…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

AC Power

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

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…

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…

Regulated Power Sources

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Power Conversion Circuits

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

Complex Vector Addition

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

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…