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Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

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

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

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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

Rectifier Circuits

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DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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

TTL Logic Gates

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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DC Lab - Voltage Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a resistive voltage divider and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's voltage law (KVL) function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

AC Network Analysis

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Rectifier Circuits

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OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Servo Motor Systems

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

JFET Amplifiers

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Sum-of-Products and Product-of-Sums Expressions

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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Power Measurement

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

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Oscillator Circuits

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Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Series Circuits and the Application of Ohm’s Law

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In this introduction to series resistance circuits, we will explain…

Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Special Diodes

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DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

Questions relating to project management

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DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Lenz’s Law and Faraday’s Law Calculator

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This calculator uses Faraday's and Lenz's laws to calculate the magnitude and polarity of the induced electromotive force (EMF) caused by a change in magnetic flux through a closed-loop coil.

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Circuit Simplification Examples

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Let’s begin with a semiconductor gate circuit in need of…

DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

Decibel Measurements

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

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Practical Considerations - Inductors

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Inductors, like all electrical components, have limitations which must…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Electrical Energy Calculator

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This calculator will determine the instantaneous energy, sustained energy, and power consumed by an electrical system given two of the three electrical parameters (voltage, current, or resistance) and the time.

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…