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Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Principles of Radio

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

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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

Waveguides

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

Peak Detector

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

Attenuators

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

Square Wave Signals

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

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

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.

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

EIRP Calculator

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

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Principles of Radio

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

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Band-stop Filters

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

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Fundamentals of SPICE programming

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Programming a circuit simulation with SPICE is much like programming…

Pi-Match Impedance Matching Calculator

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This calculator is designed to compute the parameters required to design a Pi-Match Impedance Circuit

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

Numeration Systems

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Digital computers communicate with external devices through ports:…

Meter Check of a Diode

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The Functionality of Diode Polarity Being able to determine the…

Superposition Theorem

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Superposition theorem is one of those strokes of genius that takes a…

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

NAND Gate S-R Flip-Flop

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

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…