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Input and Output Coupling

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

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Regulated Power Sources

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Voltage Follower

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

Counters

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

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

DC Motor Theory

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a symmetric stripline.

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

Transistors, Bipolar

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

Voltage Regulation

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As we saw in a few SPICE analyses earlier in this chapter, the output…

Active Filters

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More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

AC Network Analysis

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

CMOS Gate Circuitry

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Up until this point, our analysis of transistor logic circuits has…

Timer Circuits

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

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Tracking ADC

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

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Basic Ammeter Use

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

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…