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AC Bridge Circuits

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

Safety Grounding

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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AC Network Analysis

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Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Voltage Divider

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

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Voltage Follower

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Power Dissipation

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Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Resonance

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Voltage Follower

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

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Summer and Subtractor OpAmp Circuits

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Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Safe Meter Usage

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Autotransformers

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

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Questions to Ask Before Proceeding

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Zener Diodes

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Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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

7-segment Display

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

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

Control Circuits

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Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Current Divider Circuits

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Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.