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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…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

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…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

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.

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?

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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

Digital Communication

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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…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

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.

Binary Math Circuits

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Add the following binary numbers:

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

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Has the system ever worked before? If yes, has anything happened to…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.