Categories

How High-Voltage Isolation Technology Works – Capacitive Structure

In partnership with Texas Instruments

Want to understand how high-voltage isolation technology works? Watch and learn about TI's…

How High-Voltage Isolation Technology Works –Reliability Testing

In partnership with Texas Instruments

Want to understand how high-voltage isolation technology works? Watch and learn about reliability…

Introduction to Digital Communication

Textbook

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

Textbook

A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Digital Communication

Worksheets - Transceivers

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

Data Flow

Textbook

Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Coax Inductance Calculator

Tools

A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Waveguides

Textbook

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

Active Filters

Worksheets - Transceivers

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

Band-pass Filters

Textbook

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

Electric Shock

Worksheets - Transceivers

It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

Textbook

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

Signal Modulation

Worksheets - Transceivers

A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Band Theory of Solids

Textbook

Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

Tools

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

Electrical Noise and Interference

Worksheets - Transceivers

Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Amplifier Gain

Textbook

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

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

Electromagnetic Induction

Textbook

While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

AC Waveforms

Textbook

When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

Tools

A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Electrical Signal Types

Textbook

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

What is a Filter?

Textbook

It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

Textbook

Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Noise Figure Calculator

Tools

A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Solving for Unknown Time

Textbook

Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

Textbook

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

Automotive Alternator

Textbook

Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Feedback

Textbook

If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

Tools

This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

Tools

This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Sound Cancellation

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Two audio speakers…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

Tools

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

Numbers and Symbols

Textbook

The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

Worksheets - Transceivers

Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

Worksheets - Transceivers

Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

Textbook

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

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

Textbook

The first, and perhaps most important, the relationship between…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

Tools

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

Power Measurement

Textbook

Power measurement in AC circuits can be quite a bit more complex than…

Other Diode Technologies

Textbook

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

Specific Resistance

Textbook

Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

Textbook

Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

JFET Quirks

Textbook