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Networks and Busses

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This collection of wires that I keep referring to between the tank…

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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Volume I chapter 1.1 discusses static electricity, and how it is…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter? There are applications where a…

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

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

Network Topology

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If we want to connect two digital devices with a network, we would…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Inductance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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This calculator gives the reactance and admittance of an inductor or the inductance given the reactance of an inductor

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Optical Data Communication

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Factoring Equivalencies

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Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally “evacuated” of…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Rheostat Range Limiting

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Several 10 kΩ resistors One 10 kΩ…

Table (portrait view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

TTL Logic Gates

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

Derivative of a Constant

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(“c” being a constant)

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Contributors (7)

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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…

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical) “Mono”…

Decoder

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

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Correct use of Ohm’s Law

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Reminders When Using Ohm’s Law One of the most common mistakes…

Potentiometric Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One potentiometer, single…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Sequences

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Arithmetic sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

DIP Gate Packaging

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Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of op-amp…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Microprocessor Programming

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The “vocabulary” of instructions which any particular…