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Ohm’s Law

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

Voltage Divider

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Current Divider

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

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

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…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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In electric circuits, the three basic quantities are voltage (E or V),…

Resistors

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Superposition Theorem

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Special Diodes

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Resonance

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

A Very Simple Circuit

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Current Divider Circuits

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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Precise Diode Circuits

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Impedance

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Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Questions relating to project management

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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Series R, L, and C

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Let’s take the following example circuit and analyze it:  …

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

LC Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a parallel inductor and capacitor "tank" circuit.

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

How to Use Thevenin’s Theorem

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This page will walk you step-by-step through the process of…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…