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Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Decoder

Textbook

A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Practical Considerations - Inductors

Textbook

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

DC Lab - Series Batteries

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will connect batteries in series and learn the relationship between the individual battery voltages and the total series voltage.

Wattmeter Design

Textbook

Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

Worksheets - Wearables

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

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

Textbook

So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

EIRP Calculator

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A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna

Combination Tubes

Textbook

Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Asymmetric Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an asymmetric stripline

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

Textbook

Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Battery Ratings

Textbook

Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

555 Lab - Schmitt Trigger

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a Schmitt trigger using a 555 timer and learn about hysteresis and the inner workings of the extremely versatile 555 timer IC.

Attenuators

Textbook

What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Contributors (10)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Special-output Gates

Textbook

Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Hysteresis

Textbook

Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

AC Lab - PC Oscilloscope

Textbook

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.

Resonance

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

Analog Lab - 555 Ramp Signal Generator

Textbook

In this hands-on electronics experiment, construct a signal generator circuit that creates two different types of ramp signals and learn how capacitors charge when connected to resistors and constant current sources.

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

Worksheets - Wearables

Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

Three-phase Power Systems

Textbook

What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Phase-locked Loops

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AC Lab - Frequency Analysis

Textbook

In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, use the frequency spectrum display from an oscilloscope program to observe waveforms from a musical keyboard and learn about spectral analysis.

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

Textbook

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

Negative Feedback

Textbook

If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Lorentz Force Calculator

Tools

This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

Series LED Resistor Calculator

Tools

This series LED resistance calculator is perfect for when you have a single LED or a number of the same color of LEDs in series and need to know which resistor you should use.

Factoring Equivalencies

Textbook

Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

Textbook

Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Operational Amplifier Models

Textbook

While mention of operational amplifiers typically provokes visions of…

Potentiometers

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

Parallel Circuit Rules

Textbook

Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Power Supply Circuits

Textbook

There are three major kinds of power supplies: unregulated (also…

Safe Practices

Textbook

If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

Textbook

With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…