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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…

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.

Digital Communication

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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.

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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

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…

Link Budget Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the power at the receiver using link budget analysis.

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

EIRP Calculator

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

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier,…

Sequences

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Arithmetic sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas the last…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Diodes

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Complex Vector Addition

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

Resistors Types

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Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

AC Network Analysis

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AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Special-purpose Diodes

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

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Stepper Motors

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Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital device is…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio headphones…

555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Op-Amp Voltage and Gain Calculator

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A calculator for computing the gain and output voltage of an operational amplifier

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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