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Power Conversion Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Regulated Power Sources

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Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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

AC Power

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Rectifying Diodes

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Superposition Theorem

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Capacitors

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Safe Meter Usage

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Square Wave Signals

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

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

Likely Failures in Proven Systems

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The following problems are arranged in order from most likely to least…

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

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

JFET Quirks

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

AC Bridge Circuits

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

Negative Feedback

Textbook

If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…