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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.

Digital Lab - S-R Latch Using NOR Gates

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an S-R latch using two NOR gates and learn how this type of digital memory operates, including invalid states, race conditions, and the effects of output loading.

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Power Measurement

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

Negative Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Switches

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Introduction to Operational Amplifiers (Op-amps)

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What is an Operational Amplifier (Op-amp)? Operational Amplifiers,…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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

Phase Shift

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two capacitors, 0.1…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Series Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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In the last section, we learned what would happen in simple…

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

Capacitors and Calculus

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Capacitors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…