Categories

More on Spectrum Analysis

Textbook

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

Time Constant Circuits

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Time Constant Circuits

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Special-purpose Batteries

Textbook

Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Analysis Options

Textbook

AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

More on AC “polarity”

Textbook

Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

555 Ramp Generator

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Nonlinear Resistance

Textbook

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

Thyristors

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

AC Power

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Sensitive Voltage Detector

Textbook

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

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Voltmeter Design

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Digital Display Circuits

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Ohmmeter Usage

Textbook

Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Voltage Follower

Textbook

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

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

Textbook

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

Textbook

This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

L-Match Impedance Matching Circuits

Tools

This calculator is designed to compute for the parameters needed to design a L-Match Impedance Circuit

Active Versus Passive Devices

Textbook

Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

Textbook

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

Potentiometers

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Wiring Color Codes

Textbook

Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Capacitor Types

Textbook

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Scientific Notation in SPICE

Textbook

The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

AC Motor Control Circuits

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

Worksheets - Spectrum Analyzers

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

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

Textbook

What is an Operation Amplifier(Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers, also…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

Tools

A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

History of SPICE

Textbook

SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Voltage and Current

Textbook

As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

Textbook

A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

Textbook

AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

Textbook

In this experiment, we will aim to learn about the following…