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Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

More on Spectrum Analysis

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Time Constant Circuits

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Square Wave Signals

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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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…

Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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IGFET Amplifiers

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Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Timer Circuits

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Resistors

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

Voltage Follower

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

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

AC Waveforms

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

Potentiometers

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Calculating Power Factor

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

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

Power Measurement

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Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Square Wave Signals

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

Inductive Reactance

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Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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Wiring Color Codes

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

Power Dissipation

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

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

“Long’’ and “Short’’ Transmission Lines

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In DC and low-frequency AC circuits, the characteristic impedance of…

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…