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Overcurrent Protection

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Safety Grounding

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Voltage Follower

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

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…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Potentiometers

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Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Impedance

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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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

Autotransformers

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

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Square Wave Signals

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

Capacitive Reactance

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Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Rectifying Diodes

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Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Voltmeter Design

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

JFET Amplifiers

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Nonlinear Resistance

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Power Conversion Circuits

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Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

PN Junctions

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Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Resistance Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Simple Combination Lock

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

Digital Communication

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Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Tracking ADC

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

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Semiconductor Devices in SPICE

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The SPICE (Simulation Program, Integrated Circuit Emphesis)…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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