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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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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…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

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

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.

EIRP Calculator

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

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.

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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        RELATED WORKSHEET: Calculus for Electric…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Precise Diode Circuits

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Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

PN Junctions

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Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Time Constant Calculations

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Thermoelectricity

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…