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Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

AC Metrology

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Batteries

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Some Examples with AC Circuits

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

DC Lab - Voltage Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a resistive voltage divider and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's voltage law (KVL) function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) 6-volt…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

AC Waveforms

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

7-segment Display

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

Millman’s Theorem

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Basic Electricity Worksheet

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

DC Motor Theory

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Input and Output Coupling

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

Basic Ammeter Use

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

IGFET Amplifiers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

AC Bridge Circuits

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Power Conversion Circuits

Worksheets - Oscilloscopes

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

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Troubleshooting Series and Parallel Circuits

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The jobs of electronics engineers and technicians frequently entail…

Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

Tools

This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

DC Lab - Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build capacitor charging and discharging circuits and learn how to calculate the RC time constant of resistor-capacitor circuits.

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…