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How High-Voltage Isolation Technology Works – Capacitive Structure

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How High-Voltage Isolation Technology Works –Reliability Testing

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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Digital Communication

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

BJT Quirks

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

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

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Optical Data Communication

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

Permanent Magnets

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Centuries ago, it was discovered that certain types of mineral rock…

Introduction to Mixed-Frequency AC Signals

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In our study of AC circuits thus far, we’ve explored circuits…

BJT Quirks

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the guided wavelength inside a microstrip.

Rectifier Circuits

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

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Band-pass Filters

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

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

ElectroStatic Discharge

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

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…

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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If the burden of two systems of measurement for common quantities…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Capacitors and Calculus

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Capacitors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Quantum Physics

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“I think it is safe to say that no one understands quantum…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

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.

Magnetic Units of Measurement

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

Boolean Arithmetic

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Let us begin our exploration of Boolean algebra by adding numbers…

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Resonant Filters

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So far, the filter designs we’ve concentrated on have employed…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Half-wave Rectifier

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Analog Integrated Circuit Competencies

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