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Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Oscillator Circuits

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Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Digital Display Circuits

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

555 Ramp Generator

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Power Conversion Circuits

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Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Time Constant Circuits

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Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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DC Motor Theory

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

Rectifier Circuits

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Precise Diode Circuits

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Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Common Sources of Hazard

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

Common Derivatives

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Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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High-Reliability Circuits

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AC phase

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

The Quadratic Formula

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Solving for x in a given polynomial equation “ax2 + bx + c…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.