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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…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Input and Output Coupling

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

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

AC Power

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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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: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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Regulated Power Sources

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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…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Wattmeter Design

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Waveform Analysis

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical) “Mono”…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Power Conversion Circuits

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Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Overcurrent Protection

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

Power Dissipation

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Switches

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

DC Motor Theory

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

Strain Gauges

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

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Systems of Numeration

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The Romans devised a system that was a substantial improvement over…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Transistors, Bipolar

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

3-bit Binary Counter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 555 timer IC (Radio Shack catalog # 276-1723) One…

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Contributors (2)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…