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Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

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…

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

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

Capacitive Reactance

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DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Nonlinear OpAmp Circuits

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Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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Superposition Theorem

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Impedance

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Class A BJT Amplifiers

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Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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Potentiometers

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Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Servo Motor Systems

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

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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More on Spectrum Analysis

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

Digital Display Circuits

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What is the purpose of a seven-segment decoder circuit? What is a…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Current Divider

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

555 Ramp Generator

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

Superposition Theorem

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Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Complex Vector Addition

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If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Special-purpose Batteries

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Mercury Standard Cell Back in the early days of electrical measurement…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Decibel Measurements

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During the early development of telephone technology, a unit was…

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

The “Buffer” Gate

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If we were to connect two inverter gates together so that the output…

Design Project: DC Motor

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