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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…

IGFET Amplifiers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Zener Diodes

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

Textbook

Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

Textbook

Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

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

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Optoelectronic Devices

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

DC Branch Current Analysis

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Half-wave Rectifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) 6-volt…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

Textbook

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

TTL Logic Gates

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

PWM Power Controller

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Ohm’s Law

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Batteries

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Capacitors

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Computational Circuits

Textbook

When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Decibel Measurements

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

Textbook

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Contributors (14)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Shock Current Path

Textbook

As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

4-wire Resistance Measurement

Textbook

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

Resonance

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

Tools

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

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

Textbook

Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Ohm’s Law (again!)

Textbook

A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Optothyristors

Textbook

Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

Textbook

Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Electromagnetism

Textbook

The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Polyphase Motor Design

Textbook

AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

Textbook

Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

AC Waveforms

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

Tools

This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Digital Logic Signals

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

Textbook

So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

Tools

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

Decibels

Textbook

The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

Textbook

All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

A Very Simple Computer

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

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

Impedance

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

Textbook

Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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(Template)

Negative Feedback

Textbook

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

Contributors (2)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Clamper Circuits

Textbook

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

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

Textbook

So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Voltage Divider

Textbook

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

Design Project: Logic Probe

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

What factors determine where potentiometers Rpot1 and Rpot2 must be…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

Tools

A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Basic Voltmeter Use

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Slope (integrating) ADC

Textbook

So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…