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Demystifying circuit design with Precision DAC Part 1

In partnership with Texas Instruments

The presentation addresses the Precision DAC Architecture overview, DAC spec parameters and the…

Demystifying circuit design with Precision DAC Part 2

In partnership with Texas Instruments

The presentation addresses the Precision DAC Architecture overview, DAC spec parameters and the…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Solve this equation for the value of x: x 5 = 8 How many exact…

Hand Calculator Use

Textbook

To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Rectifying Diodes

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Ohmmeter Design

Textbook

Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

Textbook

An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Meter Check of a Diode

Textbook

The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

JFET Amplifiers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Basic Ammeter Use

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Current Divider

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

Textbook

Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Ammeter Design

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

Textbook

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Inductor Sizing Equation

Textbook

The Inductance Formula Wheeler’s formulas for inductance of air…

Square Wave Signals

Textbook

It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Winding Configurations

Textbook

Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

Textbook

Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Vol II. Credits

Textbook

All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

Textbook

A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Elementary Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

PN Junctions

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

Textbook

Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Component Failure Analysis

Textbook

The job of a technician frequently entails…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

Tools

A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Tracking ADC

Textbook

A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

Textbook

Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Current Divider

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Potentiometers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Applications of Resonance

Textbook

So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Magnetism

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

Textbook

Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Bit Grouping

Textbook

The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

Textbook

Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Counter Modulus

Textbook

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Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Factors Affecting Capacitance

Textbook

There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Optoelectronic Devices

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Thermoelectricity

Textbook

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

Introduction to AC Circuits

Textbook

“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

DC Motor Theory

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Data Flow

Textbook

Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

Textbook

Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Ammeter Design

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

Tools

This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Series R, L, and C

Textbook

Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

Textbook

Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…