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Transistor cross reference equivalent book [closed]

Some shopkeepers have a book where they read cross-reference for the transistor, it's a very handy book. I am trying to search for a PDF of that version or want to order but am not able to find it ...
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The small-signal impedance looking into the emitter when base voltage is not fixed

In section 2.3.2 of the 3rd edition of The Art of Electronics, the small-signal impedance looking into the emitter, \$r_\text{e}\$, for the base held at a fixed voltage is defined as "the ...
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Is the answer to this JFET amplifier excercise right?

The problem is the following: *TYU 4.14 For the circuit shown in Figure 4.59, the transistor parameters are: IDSS = 6 mA, |VP| = 2 V, and λ = 0. (a) Calculate the quiescent drain current and drain-to-...
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Books on network theory [closed]

I really want to know which books should I read to learn the subject- Network theory in electrical engineering. I know there are some popular books out there in the market, but I will really ...
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Confusion - ideal transformer on load

When there is no load connected to the secondary, E is equal to U, and no current flows in an ideal transformer. Now if we connect a load on the secondary of a transformer, the primary will draw a ...
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What is the name of this book?

I recently got a 2 page pdf document on double revolving field theory but I cant find the name of the book. Can anyone identify this book?
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I think I found an error in an electronics book. Are my equations correct here?

I'm reading Practical Electronics for Inventors, 4th edition, to freshen up my long forgotten knowledge of electronics. I love the book so far, but I just came across an equation there which seems ...
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Art of electronics condensed [closed]

Is there a book similar to the Art of Electronics but in a much more condensed form ? The Art of electronics seems more like a reference book with more than 1000 pages. Or anyone who has created ...
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My ohmmeters don't behave as the book "make: electronics" describe

Here's the (low end) devices I own. One is an HoldPeak HP-90EPC, the other is an GBC KDM-110 I am following the book "Make: Electronics" by Charles Platt and I am at the very beginnings, where it ...
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Presence of Crossover Distortion in Class A Amplifier

This question is about theory facts of class A audio amplifier. It is known that class A amplifier is usually biased so that an amplifier's quiescent point is in the middle of the amplifying device's ...
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I created a textbook supplement for Electric Circuits. Am I missing anything critical? [closed]

Please note I have tried my best to follow the rules of posting and this post follows them as far as I know, thank you. **Edit: ** The course covers the following sections: Circuit Variables Circuit ...
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Books for an introduction into higher level electronics [closed]

I’m looking for a book that will introduce me to higher level mathematics in electrical networks. Specifically calculus/multivariate calculus/vector calculus/Fourier transform. I’ve read many books on ...
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What are the best Electronics books that contain real life circuit examples? [closed]

What are some electronics books that contains lots of design problems and solutions (circuits that are involved in our lives) composed of discrete components such as transistors, MOSFETs, resistors, ...
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Who can identify this book about electronics

The link to one of chapters is here: https://ru.scribd.com/doc/38868597/Chapter-08-Bjt-Small-Signal-Analysis Who is the author and what is the title?
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How can I calbrate my power meter?

I used to work for a company that made power meters but only worked on the desktop application (user interface) side of things and never really learned completely how some processes occur, like the ...
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self guided electronics text recommendations [duplicate]

Can anyone recommend a good text or texts that they have experience with for someone learning electronics on their own. I have taken some very basic college courses, but I want to know more. There are ...
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Book Suggestion - How to calculate the power dissipation of a BJT

I did a exam that asked for "power dissipation" of a given BJT circuit. The question was simple but my professor considered my calculation of dissipated power wrong, because my answer was \$P = V_{CE} ...
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Host device data transfer to 10 slave devices

I have a project I'd like to prototype that requires a host device that can communicate with up to 10 small hand-held slaves at one time. I looked at the latest Raspberry Pi 3 and it may possibly ...
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How to learn designing electronic cicuits? [closed]

This is a soft question. I have completed my engineering in electronics discipline and unfortunately I still don't have proper idea of designing electronic circuits. But anyhow I want to clear this ...
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Electrical engineering beginners book [closed]

This maybe the wrong forum to be asking such a broad question but I'm looking for an EE book that was referenced by a friend years ago. The whole book looks as though it were scanned copies of a ...
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The Art of Electronics exercise 1.19 [duplicate]

I'm reading The Art of Electronics(3rd), and I'm just stuck with exercise 1.19. Here is the question: Explain why L∝n² for an inductor consisting of a coil of n turns of wire, maintaining fixed ...
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How much physics is necessary for learning Electronics? [closed]

i am a CS student i wanted to enter the field of "Internet Of Things", got a recommended book "Art of electronics" now my physics base is school level but my Calculus 1 is pretty rock solid so i have ...
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Creating electronic parts from scratch [closed]

So I want to create my own electronic parts from scratch,I don't like buying stuff from internet because it's mostly expensive and I believe if you make it yourself its more cheaper. You might ask ...
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Good book references for physics and math for electronics [closed]

Next year I'll join an engineer school in Dijon, France in the field of Electronics (Embedded Systems). I am currently taking a 2 years general IT education and my main problem is that I am very bad ...
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Vacuum tubes textbook

"The art of Electronics" is often adviced as a basic, non-academic textbook for beginners and for all the enthusiasts. It is referenced also in several questions like this one. But in the Table of ...
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Textbook for learning analog IC design? [closed]

I am currently using Carusone's "Analog Integrated circuit design", but this book seems more suited as a reference book for professionals who already know the subject. Are there any good alternatives ...
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More elegant code for synchronous square wave generator in Verilog

I'm self studying with Chu's FPGA prototyping book. Exercise 4.7.1 asks for a programmable square wave generator: A programmable square-wave generator is a circuit that can generate a square wave ...
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Beginning Audio Electronics [duplicate]

I'm 16 and interested in getting into audio electronics so I can make things like mixers and speakers, etc. I currently only have a rudimentary understanding of electrical circuits which extends only ...
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Not understanding a circuit from a book im reading

Well Hello and merry xmas! , I got a qeustion of a circuit witch i dont understand (yes its probaly a stupid qeustion but i cant figure it out) So this is the text from the book . Because of the ...
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Looking for a huge circuit compilation [closed]

I have noticed that during my circuit design i always end up finding around the net better ways to improve my designs pic related its an example, Its a fuse blown indicator that gets improved by ...
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Need suggestions on control system engineering [closed]

I am sophomore studying control systems and the problems given in the books( like Norman Nise ) look too easy. Please suggest some good book with really good problems.
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The Art of Electronics - differences between book versions?

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/art-of-electronics-paul-horowitz/1100491782?ean=9780521370950 There appears to be a couple of versions of the 2nd edition of this book. I noticed US and International ...
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Digital Control Engineering book recommendations [closed]

What are good books on digital control engineering specifically? I'm a third year electrical/computer engineering student who will be doing a course on digital control next semester, but would like to ...
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Anyka AK1120Q - 'Mobile Application Processor', Spy Cam, cheap cam-corder?

I've been trying to learn more about my spy-cam. I opened it up, and found that it has a Anyka AK1120Q IC. I found a datasheet for the: AK3671B but it took a lot of searching. Why is it so hard to ...
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What is a Charge?

I'm a high school student. I love computers and electronics. Few weeks ago, I thought to build my own electronic gadget but, unfortunately I had not much knowledge in electronics. So, I decided to ...
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Book on homebrew 68000 system

Years ago, I saw a book on how to put together a homebrew Motorola 68000 computer. One of the specific things the book talked about was grounding DTACK*, to make a very messy asynchronous bus design ...
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Arduino LED actuator

I bought the Arduino starter kit and in the project book they say that the pin 13 led is an actuator. I thought actuators were a type of motor. It says: "Pin 13 LED. The only actuator build-in to ...
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Confusion about the Injection of electrons and electron holes in a BJT

On page 354 of the 6th edition of Microelectronic Circuits by Sedra & Smith under Current flow, the following statement is made; Current will consist of two components: electrons injected from ...
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Differential equation into circuit and back - good book

I have had some electronics, but we only built our circuits and then measured the input / output signals with oscilloscopes... Today I found an interesting question on physics stackexchange where ...
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Books/tutorials on programming a microcontroller [closed]

I'm relatively new to programming with Microcontrollers. I bought an LPC1313 MCU and an FTDI RS232 cable from newark. I later found out that I would need to construct a PCB with 6 pin headers inorder ...
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beginners book on analog circuits [closed]

As a scientist, I have a good theoretical grasp on the quantum mechanics behind a diode/pn-junction, capacitors, inductors etc.. however, I have practically no hands-on experience with designing an ...
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Basic Electronics - I want to learn the "why", not just the "how" [closed]

I have been looking for a very basic book on electronics, but many of them explain what the components do (and how they are made) and then go into designing circuits that do stuff. They tell you to ...
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Embedded system engineer's guide to GUI [closed]

For an engineer who solely knows C/C++ for programming microcontrollers, and has no idea about developing fancy GUI application for communication with his embedded systems, Which book and IDE might be ...
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Book recommendation on "signals and systems" [closed]

I'm looking for book recommendation on "signals and systems" that will cover all the topics mentioned in the following list Signals and Systems: Linear time invariant systems: impulse response, ...
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FCC Pre-Certification Testing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: FCC and CE Testing / Failure Resolution I am looking to do some pre-certification on several boards. I know several members here are quite experienced in this area. I would ...
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Computer controlled electronics

I have a reasonable amount of experience writing drivers for pre-existing hardware and I am looking to develop my skills and learn some more. Can anyone recommend good angle, resource or starting ...
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Background needed for a simple RF transmitter/receiver pair [closed]

Current background: I'm familiar with the very basics of linear circuits, and I've played around with microcontrollers a bit. I'd like to make a simple radio transmitter and receiver for digital data....
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How does one get started with electrical engineering? [closed]

Total beginner here. I know absolutely nothing about anything, but I want to build stuff. Preferably for cheap. Books, kits, anything?
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microcontrollers to start with [closed]

I am a beginner in electronics, till now i understand basics of electronics and worked upon 8085 & arduino only, now i want to enhance my practical skills by working upon some more microprocessor/...
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What is an Electronics Databook?

So I'm reading through the Tab Electronics Guide to Understanding Electricity and Electronics, and I'm literally at the first few pages of the introduction and he mentions electronics databooks. The ...
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