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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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Fundamentals of SPICE programming

Textbook

Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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DC Bridge Circuits

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

DC Motor Theory

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

Power Quality Measurement

Textbook

It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Digital Display Circuits

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

Ohm’s Law

Textbook

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

Textbook

AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Sensitive Audio Detector

Textbook

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

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

Textbook

So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

AC Circuit Equations

Textbook

Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Transistors, Bipolar

Textbook

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Active Filters

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

Negative Feedback

Textbook

If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

Textbook

Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

Textbook

Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

Tools

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

Decoder

Textbook

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

Resistors

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

Textbook

Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

Textbook

Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

Tools

Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Full-Adder

Textbook

The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more than one…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

Textbook

AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Analysis Options

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

Binary Math

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

Design Project: Telegraph System

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What voltage will you choose to use for each of the station batteries?

What are “Series” and “Parallel” Circuits?

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Circuits consisting of just one battery and one load resistance are…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

Textbook

JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Edge Coupled Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

This tool helps calculate the impedance of an edge coupled microstrip.

Absolute dB scales

Textbook

Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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

Symmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Circuit Effects

Textbook

The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

Textbook

When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…