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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…

Capacitors

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Superposition Theorem

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Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Current Divider

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

Questions relating to project management

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Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

PWM Power Controller

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

Batteries

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

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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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…

Timer Circuits

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Precision Potentiometer

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Link Budget Calculator

Tools

A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Node Voltage Method

Textbook

The node voltage method of analysis solves for unknown voltages at…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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

Electron Tubes

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Cathode:   This is the electrode that is heated and emits the…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Introduction to Digital Integrated Circuits

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Digital circuits are circuits dealing with signals restricted to the…

Resistors

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

Inductive Reactance

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Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

What is a Filter?

Textbook

It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Digital Logic Signals

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

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

AC Waveforms

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

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

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

pH Measurement

Textbook

A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

Textbook

Has the system ever worked before? If yes, has anything happened to…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

TTL NOR and OR gates

Textbook

TTL Circuit Analysis Let’s examine the following TTL circuit and…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Series and Parallel Inductors

Textbook

When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Link Budget Calculator

Tools

A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

Textbook

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

Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Introduction to DC Circuits

Textbook

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

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Design Project: Telegraph System

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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