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Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Phase-Locked Loops

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This is a schematic for a simple VCO: The oscillator is of the RC…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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A calculator for solving the maximum current a microstrip can handle.

Networks and Busses

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

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

EIRP Calculator

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

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

N-Way Power Divider Calculator

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This calculator determines the total path loss provided by an RF n-way power splitter.

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Full-Adder

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The half-adder is extremely useful until you want to add more that…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

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…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Amplifier Impedances

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Input impedance varies considerably with the circuit configuration…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Boolean Algebraic Identities

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In mathematics, an identity is a statement true for all possible…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Parallel-out (SIPO) Conversion

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A serial-in, parallel-out shift register is similar to the serial-in,…

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator…

Power Supply Circuits

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure (a)…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Optical Data Communication

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

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Active Filters

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

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C:…

Diodes

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Time Constant Calculations

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

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Relay Construction

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An electric current through a conductor will produce a magnetic field…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…