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Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Rectifying Diodes

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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Overcurrent Protection

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

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Counters

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Time Constant Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Design Project: Signal Generator

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Voltmeter Design

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

AC Power

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Voltage Follower

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

Resonance

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Strain Gauges

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If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Thyristors

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Basic Ammeter Use

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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Let’s connect three AC voltage sources in series and use complex…

Potentiometers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Power Quality Measurement

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Time Constant Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Autotransformers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

7-segment Display

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

Power Dissipation

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

Wattmeter Design

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

Overcurrent Protection

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Microstrip Trace Width Calculator

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This tool is designed to compute for the trace width of a microstrip

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

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As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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The Command-line Interface

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

AC Phase

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Things start to get complicated when we need to relate two or more AC…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Phasor Mathematics

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

Tools

A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

555 Ramp Generator

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

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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