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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…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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Special-purpose Batteries

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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

AC Waveforms

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

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Oscillator Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

DC Transducers

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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

Introduction to Network Theorems

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF (or…

Transistors, Bipolar

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ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

AC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Shock Current Path

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Relay Construction

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An electric current through a conductor will produce a magnetic field…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Transistors, Hybrid

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Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

7-segment Display

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

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Basic Algebra and Graphing for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

Many different equations used in the analysis of electric circuits may…

TTL Logic Gates

Worksheets - Test & Measurement

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

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN transistor—models…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Power Density Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Rules for Limits

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Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…