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

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…

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.

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

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.

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…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

Textbook

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

Snell’s Law Calculator

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Given three of the four input parameters (refractive indices, angles of incidence, and refraction) this tool calculates the missing variable based on Snell's law.

EIRP Calculator

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

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

Worksheets - Digital Communication

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

PC Oscilloscope

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

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…