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Time Constant Circuits

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

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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

7-segment Display

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

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Voltmeter Design

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

Capacitive Reactance

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AC Waveforms

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

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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

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 AC Circuit Competencies

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Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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TTL Logic Gates

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

Zener Diodes

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Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Digital Display Circuits

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

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Power Dissipation

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

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

IGFET Quirks

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Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Power Conversion Circuits

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A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…