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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…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Multimeters

Textbook

Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Tachogenerators

Textbook

An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Elementary Amplifier Theory

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Fundamentally, an amplifier is a device that takes in a low-power…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

DC Bridge Circuits

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Switches

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

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

Textbook

For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Differential Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN transistors—models…

Mutual Inductance

Textbook

If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Automotive Alternator

Textbook

Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Band-pass Filters

Textbook

How to Create Band-pass Filter? There are applications where a…

Electron Tubes

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Contributors (15)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

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

“Ladder” Diagrams

Textbook

Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Noise Figure Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Binary Subtraction

Textbook

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Introduction to Network Theorems

Textbook

Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the concept…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

Textbook

Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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The Thyristor

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Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Circuit Components

Textbook

Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

Textbook

A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

Active Versus Passive Devices

Textbook

Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

What Is the Skin Effect?

Textbook

The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Resistor Color Codes

Textbook

Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Differential Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN transistors—models…

Complex Vector Addition

Textbook

If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Boolean Algebraic Identities

Textbook

In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

Textbook

Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Coefficients of Specific Resistance

Textbook

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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