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Time Constant Circuits

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Time Constant Circuits

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

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

Inductive Reactance

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Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

PC Oscilloscope

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Timer Circuits

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Characteristic Impedance

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Simple Circuits

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

Square Wave Signals

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

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

Current Divider

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

Capacitors

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

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

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

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Superposition Theorem

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