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TPS92830-Q1 RCL Taillight Demo Live at CES

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In this live RCL taillight demonstration at CES in Las Vegas, you can see the  capabilities of…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Digital Communication

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EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

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.

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Operational Amplifier Models

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While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Timer Circuits

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Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Asynchronous Counters

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In the previous section, we saw a circuit using one J-K flip-flop that…

Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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Thermocouples

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Seebeck Effect An interesting phenomenon applied in the field of…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Metric Prefix Conversions

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

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

Active Filters

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More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Voltage Follower

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

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Millman’s Theorem

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