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Input and Output Coupling

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BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Sensitive Audio Detector

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Potentiometers

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DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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

Impedance

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Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Counters

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Square Wave Signals

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

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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TTL Logic Gates

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

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Linear Computational Circuitry

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Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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Millman’s Theorem

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Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Rectifier Circuits

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Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Zener Diodes

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Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Thyristors

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Resistors

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

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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Precise Diode Circuits

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Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Regulated Power Sources

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RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Simple Circuits

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Current Divider

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

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Kirchhoff’s Current Law (KCL)

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What Is Kirchhoff’s Current Law? Kirchhoff’s Current Law,…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

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

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

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Time Constant Circuits

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

How to Build a Current Mirror Circuit

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

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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A Binary Adder

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Suppose we wanted to build a device that could add two binary bits…

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Tube Parameters

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For bipolar junction transistors, the fundamental measure of…