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Performance-Based Assessments for Semiconductor Circuit Competencies

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Time Constant Circuits

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Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Power Quality Measurement

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

More on Spectrum Analysis

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Time Constant Circuits

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

Square Wave Signals

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Impedance

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Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Counters

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Clipper and Clamper Circuits

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ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Ohmmeter Design

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Though mechanical ohmmeter (resistance meter) designs are rarely used…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

The Common-emitter Amplifier

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At the beginning of this chapter, it illustrates how transistors could…

Autotransformers

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How much voltage is there between the following pairs of points in…

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Power Measurement

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

Current Divider

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

Modern Nonmechanical Memory

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Now we can proceed to studying specific types of digital storage…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

PN Junctions

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Boolean Relationships on Venn Diagrams

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The fourth example has A partially overlapping B. Though, we will…

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…