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Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Band-stop Filters

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Electrical Signal Types

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

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Square Wave Signals

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) 6-volt…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Induction Motor, Large

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

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Temperature Coefficient of Resistance

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You might have noticed on the table for specific resistances that all…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Waveguides

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A waveguide is a special form of transmission line consisting of a…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Build a Transformer

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

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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

Three-phase Power Systems

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

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Wattmeter Design

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

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

Voltage Divider

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

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

JFET Quirks

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Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Principles of Radio

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