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Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Active Filters

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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Peak Detector

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

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

AC Power

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Time Constant Circuits

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Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Series Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One 9-volt battery  …

Introduction to DC Circuits

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

The Quadratic Formula

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Solving for x in a given polynomial equation “ax2 + bx + c…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.