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Safe Meter Usage

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

Rectifying Diodes

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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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7-segment Display

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

Counters

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AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Power Dissipation

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

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Safe Meter Usage

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

Special-purpose Batteries

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Resonance

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

Current Divider Circuits

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Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Current Divider

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

Active Filters

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Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

JFET Amplifiers

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What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Rectifying Diodes

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Current Signal Systems

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Current Source It is possible through the use of electronic amplifiers…

Questions relating to project management

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Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Safe Circuit Design

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

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…