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Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Waveguides

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

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.

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Electrical Signal Types

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

Snell’s Law Calculator

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Given three of the four input parameters (refractive indices, angles of incidence, and refraction) this tool calculates the missing variable based on Snell's law.

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

EIRP Calculator

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

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Principles of Radio

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

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.

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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

Digital Communication

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

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Digital Communication

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Low-pass Filters

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

Optical Data Communication

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

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Active Filters

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

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs 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

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.

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Skin Depth Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate skin depth based on the conductive material being used and the frequency of the signal.

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Radio Circuits

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Superposition Theorem

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

Why digital?

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Although many textbooks provide good introductions to digital memory…

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Optical Data Communication

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Potentiometers

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

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

High-pass Filters

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

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

AC phase

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If we were to express the series-connected DC voltages as phasors…

Boolean Algebra

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

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…