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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Voltage Follower

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

Basic Voltmeter Use

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Potentiometers

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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS   Two NPN transistors—models 2N2222 or…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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

Counters

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Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Superposition Theorem

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Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Computational Circuits

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

Nonlinear Resistance

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

AC Waveforms

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

Overcurrent Protection

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

Zener Diodes

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Millman’s Theorem

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Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Rectifying Diodes

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DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Current Divider

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

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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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…

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Phase-locked Loops

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The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Capacitors

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Identify some of the different types of capacitors, and their…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

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Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Measurement Circuits

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

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

PN Junctions

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LED Resistor Calculator

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An LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED and need to know which resistor you should use.