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RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

Textbook

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

Worksheets - Antennas

What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Special Transformers and Applications

Textbook

Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Antenna Downtilt and Coverage Calculator

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This calculator will determine the correct antenna downtilt angle given the heights of the antennas and distance between them.

What Is the Skin Effect?

Textbook

The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

Textbook

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

Principles of Radio

Textbook

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

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

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

Digital Communication

Worksheets - Antennas

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

Passive Filter Circuits

Worksheets - Antennas

In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Electrical Signal Types

Textbook

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

Standing Waves and Resonance

Textbook

Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

Worksheets - Antennas

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Introduction to Digital Communication

Textbook

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

EIRP Calculator

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

Optical Data Communication

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

Standing Waves and Resonance

Textbook

Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Square Wave Signals

Textbook

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

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

Textbook

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

Band-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

Worksheets - Antennas

What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

Data Flow

Textbook

Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

Textbook

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

Waveguide Calculator (Rectangular)

Tools

This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a rectangular waveguide

Electromagnetic Induction

Textbook

While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

High-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Susceptance and Admittance

Textbook

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

Textbook

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

Low-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Radio Circuits

Textbook

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

BJT Quirks

Textbook

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

Worksheets - Antennas

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

Textbook

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

Electrical Signal Types

Textbook

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

Attenuators

Textbook

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

AC Network Analysis

Worksheets - Antennas

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

Millman’s Theorem

Textbook

In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Inductor Sizing Equation

Textbook

The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Voltage Signal Systems

Textbook

The use of variable voltage for instrumentation signals seems a rather…

Circuit Wiring

Textbook

So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Class B Audio Amplifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

Textbook

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

Contributors (14)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Digital Communication

Worksheets - Antennas

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

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

Textbook

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

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Thyristors

Worksheets - Antennas

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

Component Failure Analysis

Textbook

The job of a technician frequently entails…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

Textbook

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

Control Circuits

Textbook

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

Worksheets - Antennas

In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Standing Waves and Resonance

Textbook

Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Contributors (16)

Textbook

Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

PWM Power Controller

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

Circuit Components

Textbook

Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…