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Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Time Constant Circuits

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More on Spectrum Analysis

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

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Power Quality Measurement

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Overcurrent Protection

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

555 Ramp Generator

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

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Switches

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

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

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

AC phase

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

JFET Amplifiers

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Half-wave Rectifier

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Oscillator Circuits

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DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Input and Output Coupling

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

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Voltage Divider

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

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Voltmeter Design

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

Voltage and Current

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Oscillator Circuits

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Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.