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Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Design Project: Dual-output AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Si Lab - Half-wave Rectifier

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a half-wave rectifier circuit using a silicon diode and learn about the differences between permanent magnet motor operation on AC vs. DC power.

Counters

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Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

AC Bridge Circuits

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

AC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector with Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

Potentiometers

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Bipolar Transistor Biasing Circuits

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Rectifier Circuits

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Impedance

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Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

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-emitter Amplifier

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

AC Power

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

Time Constant Circuits

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Mesh Current Method (Loop Current Method)

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This page provides a step-by-step introduction to using the mesh…

Intro Lab - Ohm’s Law

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Project Overview This project employs all of the skills…

Counters

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Si Lab - Half-wave Rectifier

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a half-wave rectifier circuit using a silicon diode and learn about the differences between permanent magnet motor operation on AC vs. DC power.

Oscillator Circuits

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Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

AC Lab - PC Oscilloscope

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, use a PC-based oscilloscope program to observe waveforms from a musical keyboard and learn basic oscilloscope operation.

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

What is Network Analysis?

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The basic application of Ohm’s law to combinations of series and…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

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

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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

Basic Ammeter Use

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Show how this ammeter would be connected to the light bulb circuit to…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Design Project: Signal Generator

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Explain the principle of operation for the particular integrated…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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555 Lab - Introduction to the 555 Timer IC

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In this collection of hands-on electronics experiments, build and test mixed-signal analog and digital circuits using the versatile 555 timer IC. These projects will teach you about RC time constants, duty cycle, transistor current drive, LEDs, voltage doublers, and more.

Phase-locked Loops

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The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Contributors (4)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Digital Lab - S-R Flip-flop Using NAND Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build an edge-triggered S-R flip-flop, learn the difference between a latch and a flip-flop, and experience how a switch bounce can cause logic errors.

Properties of Exponents

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Product of Powers Property am an = am+n   Power of a Product…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

Simple Circuits

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

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

DC Mesh Current Analysis

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Mutual Inductance

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

Impedance

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Autotransformers

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

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…