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Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Characteristic Impedance

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

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Voltage Divider

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

Superposition Theorem

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Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Make Your Own Multimeter

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Simple Circuits

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

Power Quality Measurement

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

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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

Timer Circuits

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Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Voltmeter Design

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

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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Power Quality Measurement

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

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

Regulated Power Sources

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Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Mesh Current Method (Loop Current Method)

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This page provides a step-by-step introduction to using the mesh…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Strain Gauges

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

Overcurrent Protection

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Measurement Circuits

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Oscillator Circuits

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Logarithms for Analog Circuits

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The concept of a mathematical power is familiar to most students of…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Calculating Power Factor

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

555 Monostable Multivibrator

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

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

Why L/R and not LR?

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

A Very Simple Circuit

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

Oscillator Circuits

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Phase shift oscillator. R1C1, R2C2, and R3C3 each provide 60° of…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…