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Mixed-Frequency Signals

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

Networks and Busses

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

BJT Quirks

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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

Passive Filter Circuits

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

Optical Data Communication

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Digital Communication

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

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Signal Modulation

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A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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

Phase-Locked Loops

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

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Square Wave Signals

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

Attenuators

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

What is Network Analysis?

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The basic application of Ohm’s law to combinations of series and…

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.

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Electrical Signal Types

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

Digital Communication

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

Band-pass Filters

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Microstrip Max Current Calculator

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

High-pass Filters

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

Design Project: Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) Signal Generator

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What shape of voltage waveform would you expect to measure (using an…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

DC Lab - 4-wire Resistance Measurement

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will perform a 4-wire Kelvin resistance measurement and learn how to accurately measure resistance.

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

Contributors (14)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

Amplifiers

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Practical Benefit of Active Devices The practical benefit of active…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

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

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

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

General Troubleshooting Tips

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When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Voltage, Current, and Resistance

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Voltage is commonly defined as “electrical pressure.” The unit of…

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

Intro Lab - How to Use an Ohmmeter to Measure Resistance

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In this hands-on introduction to electronics, you will experiment with a multimeter and learn how to measure resistance using the ohmmeter function.

Inductors

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An inductor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Voltmeter Design

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As was stated earlier, most meter movements are sensitive devices.…