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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…

Digital Communication

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

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.

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.

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

Digital Communication

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

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…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

EIRP Calculator

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Ohm’s Law Calculator

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Calculate circuit parameters using Ohm's Law

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…