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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…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

AC Waveforms

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

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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DC Branch Current Analysis

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ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Power Quality Measurement

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

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Counters

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Ohm’s Law

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Mutual Inductance

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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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.

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Voltage Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Zener diode, 12…

Zener Diodes

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Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Introduction to DC Circuits

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“DC” stands for Direct Current, which can refer to either…

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

AC Motor Theory

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

Programmable Logic Technology

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

JFET Quirks

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Mutual Inductors

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Mutual inductors are inductors that capitalize the effect of mutual…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Time Constant Circuits

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Radar Maximum Range Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Voltage Divider

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…