Categories

Specific Resistance of Conductors

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

Safe Meter Usage

Textbook

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

Nonlinear Resistance

Textbook

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

AC Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

Textbook

If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Servo Motor Systems

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

Potentiometric Voltmeter

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Wattmeter Design

Textbook

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

Textbook

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

Current Divider Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

pH Measurement

Textbook

A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

High-impedance Voltmeter

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Square Wave Signals

Textbook

It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Potentiometers

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

DC Mesh Current Analysis

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

Phase-Locked Loops

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

What is Network Analysis?

Textbook

Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

Textbook

AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

Textbook

Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Wire Types and Sizes

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

The Command-line Interface

Textbook

If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Numeration Systems

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Switches, Hand Actuated

Textbook

A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Derivative of a Constant

Textbook

    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Oscillator Circuits

Textbook

Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

Textbook

Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Complex Circuits

Textbook

What do we do if we come across a circuit more complex than the simple…

Wire Stripline Impedance Calculator

Tools

A calculator for computing the impedance of a wire stripline.

A Very Simple Computer

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

Worksheets - Digital Multimeters

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

Contributors (3)

Textbook

<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Voltage Regulator

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Zener diode, 12…

Parallel R, L, and C

Textbook

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

What is Network Analysis?

Textbook

Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Component Failure Analysis

Textbook

The job of a technician frequently entails…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

Textbook

The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

AC Bridge Circuits

Textbook

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

The “Buffer” Gate

Textbook

If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

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

Textbook

A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…