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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…

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Electrical Signal Types

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

BJT Quirks

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

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Optical Data Communication

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Digital Communication

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

Networks and Busses

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

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Mutual Inductance

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

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

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.

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Microstrip Wavelength Calculator

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

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

Decibels

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

Optical Data Communication

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

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 a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Mutual Inductance and Basic Operation

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Behaviors of Inductors wrapped around a Conductive Core Suppose we…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

AC Network Analysis

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…