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TTL Logic Gates

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

DC Lab - 4-wire Resistance Measurement

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will perform a 4-wire Kelvin resistance measurement and learn how to accurately measure resistance.

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Input and Output Coupling

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

AC Lab - Automotive Alternator as AC Generator

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will use an automotive alternator to generate three-phase AC voltage and learn how alternators can function as both generators and motors.

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

JFET Amplifiers

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

Hand Calculator Use

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

AC Bridge Circuits

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

Capacitive Reactance

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Counter Modulus

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L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

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

Square Root, Cube Root, and Nth Root Calculator

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This calculator will determine the square root, cube root, or nth root of a given number, x.

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Thyristors

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

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

AC Lab - Large Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a large AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

EIRP Calculator

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

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Introduction to Electron Tubes

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An often neglected area of study in modern electronics is that of…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Latch Circuits

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

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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

DIY EE Lab - Introduction to Electronics Projects

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To learn about electronics, you must eventually engage in hands-on experimentation. Knowledge gleaned from books alone has limited use in scientific endeavors. Troubleshooting a circuit can be as important as the knowledge gained from a properly functioning experiment.

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

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.

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Circuit Wiring

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

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Switches

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…