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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…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Impedance

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Voltage Divider

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

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output)…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Current Divider

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

IGFET Amplifiers

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

555 Ramp Generator

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

Current Divider

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

Voltage and Current Calculations

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

Voltage Signal Systems

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The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

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Specific resistance at 20o C: Material Element/Alloy (ohm-cmil/ft)…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of op-amp…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

Tools

A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Timer Circuits

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

Hyperbolic Functions

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Note: all angles (x) must be expressed in units of radians for these…

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Atomic Structure

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Shown here is a simplified representation of an atom: the smallest…

Magnetism

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

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Resistors Types

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The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

JFET Amplifiers

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Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Wattmeter Design

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…