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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…

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Automotive Alternator

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

AC Metrology

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

Measurement Circuits

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

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

Contact “Bounce”

Textbook

When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Circuit Components

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

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Power Density Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Capacitor Quirks

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

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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

The Tetrode

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As the name suggests, the tetrode tube contains four elements: cathode…

JFET Amplifiers

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555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Multimeters

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

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil “lead” for…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

Tools

This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Special-output Gates

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It is sometimes desirable to have a logic gate that provides both…

Time Constant Calculations

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Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Example Circuits and Netlists

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Heat Sink Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

Textbook

A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Latch Circuits

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