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Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Special Diodes

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

DC Generator Theory

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

Input and Output Coupling

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Circuit Wiring

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

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Stepper Motors

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

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Magnetism

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

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…