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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…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

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.

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

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.

Digital Communication

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

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…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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

EIRP Calculator

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

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.

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

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You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Finite-state Machine

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Feedback is a fascinating engineering principle. It can turn a rather…

Complex Circuits

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What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Timer Circuits

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

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Junction Field-effect Transistors

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The field effect transistor was proposed by Julius Lilienfeld in US…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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The Cascode Amplifier

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

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

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

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

PWM Power Controller

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

Other Specialized Motors

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Resistors

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Because the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…