Questions tagged [gain]

Simply the ratio of output signal to input signal, this dimensionless quantity is a measure of the amplification of a signal which may be represented by voltage, current of may even have a digital representation. A very general concept sometimes used to describe attenuation (when gain < 1)

107 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
3
votes
0answers
158 views

What is the use of second transistor in this circuit?

This is probably not a good title, can you suggest me a better one? I have this circuit above, and I am supposed to find its voltage gain \$V_{out}\over V_{in}\$. But I don't understand what use the ...
3
votes
1answer
162 views

Opamp gain calculation

May be a very basic question, I am a chemical engineer with limited electronics knowledge. The circuit is a potentiostat with the current source \$I\$ being a sensor electrode. I was looking for a ...
3
votes
0answers
73 views

Gain of single input differential amplifier

When performing the small signal analysis of the circuit shown below, with \$ V_{1} = V_{in} \$ and \$ V_{2} = 0 \$, and output taken from \$ V_{02}\$, I consider the small signal model for half of ...
3
votes
0answers
204 views

Maximum Gain For Chopper Stabilized Instrumentation Amp (MCP6N11)

I am using a Microchip MCP6N11 chopper stabilized instrumentation amplifier to amplify the signal from a MPX2300DT1 Wheatstone bridge pressure sensor. My schematic is attached. As shown the gain is ...
2
votes
0answers
81 views

Calculating the gain of a specific transistor amplifier circuit

NOTE: There is an error in the drawing above — C1 should be connected to the emitter, not the collector. Hi Electronics SE, hope this is the right place to ask this, if not I'll gladly take it ...
2
votes
0answers
56 views

Choosing gain to get desired system response

I have to choose a gain so the step response fits a couple of criterias. The criterias are: Maximum overshoot 20% Settling time between 0.8s and 1.3s Rise time between 0.8s and 1.1s At first I tried ...
2
votes
1answer
603 views

Simulating ADL5536 Gain Block with Ideal Amplifier

I'm trying to simulate the ADL5536 Gain Block in LTspice. A link to the datasheet can be shown below: http://www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/ADL5536.pdf Analog Devices ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Formula to calculate the isotropic range of a signal

I am wondering, is there a formula to calculate the range of a signal with a given frequency and output power? For example, how do i find the range of a 580khz AM signal on entirely flat terrain with ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

Audio equalizer circuit using multiple feedback bandpass filter for each frequency band

I have a project to design an audio equalizer circuit with the following specifications. Bass band, center frequency = 180 hz, quality factor =0.7, range of adjustable gain 0.4-8 Midrange band, ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Help needed for cis orcad + pspice

I have been trying to simulate a circuit on pspice. Simulation worked really well and pspice has given me the expected diagrams of gain and phase. I am having difficulty thought on how to use the ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Creating atime based heat exchanger simulation in OpenAi gym and MATLAB for the purposes of temperature control regulated flow rate in

Apparatus: Crossflow Tube and fin HX. (liquid-to-air Intercooler), Hot Side: Tube side, gas flowing internally Cold Side: fin side, water flowing in crossflow Goal: Generate an environment in "...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

How to calculate a parallel power gain?

I had once an oral exam where the teacher was asking me how to calculate the power gain in a parallel way. I am doing datacommunication/telecommunication. In the following pictures I am sharing ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Antenna Factor unit and calculation

The antenna factor equation in a 50-ohm system is expressed as: $$AF={9.73 \over \lambda*\sqrt(Gain)}$$ Where Gain is in dB, the wavelength in meter and the calculated AF is in dB/m. $$$$ First, How ...
1
vote
2answers
52 views

Help selecting feedback and ground resistors for a gain and offset circuit

I have an input signal from -3.3V to 3.3V and the ADC I would like to use can only read from 0 to 3.3V. I also have access to a stable source of power at 3.3V. From previous visits, I have tried to ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

sallen-key bpf giving low gain after coupled to differential input

I designed a Sallen-key band pass filter where the gain at center frequency is 45.6dB. After feeding it with a sine wave at the center frequency, it amplifies the signal by 45.6dB. However, after ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Gain bandwidth product of amplifier in a DC scenario

I think I have a simple (but still to me confusing) question regarding the gain bandwidth product (GBP) of an instrumentation amplifier: Datasheet (AD8237) I have sensors that change their output ...
1
vote
1answer
60 views

DC Gain too low at higher voltages

I am having an issue with DC gain for a non-inverting op amp circuit. All I am trying to do is double the voltage from two DAC outputs (DAC range is 0 to 5V and I want it to be ~0V to 10V). The DAC ...
1
vote
0answers
96 views

Measure the 'gain' of this circuit

I made this schematic using NI Multisim and I got asked to find the ‘gain of this circuit using a 1V p-p 1kHz sine signal’ and I was unsure about this because I’m not sure if it means voltage gain or ...
1
vote
2answers
199 views

Controlling an output based on level of AC signal

This is my first post on this StackExchange after years of lurking, so please be gentle! I would like to be able to enable an output (for example an LED) based upon an AC voltage from a split-core ...
1
vote
0answers
483 views

yagi antenna gain formula

is there any specific formula to calculate yagi-uda antenna Gain? i know that The Gain of Yagi Antenna depends on length of antenna array and do not depend on number of directors used in the design , ...
1
vote
0answers
164 views

Maximum mid-band gain of s.s. model MOSFET amplifier?

Schematics I need to find the maximum possible gain for this NMOS cascode circuit. Here is the s.s. model: Work I used nodal-matrix analysis (basis is KCL) to find the gain (\$A_v\$): $$ \...
1
vote
1answer
212 views

Simple op-amp frequency response

In my textbook, there are two interrelated equations. 1. wb = wt / (1 + R2/R1) 2. wb = wt / Ao where ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

Headphone Amp Impedance Select Switch

I'm designing a headphone amplifier, and I'd like it to be compatible with both 32 ohm and 600 ohm headphones. Therefore, I figured I could introduce a switch which allows the user to change the gain ...
1
vote
1answer
267 views

Calculating gain of ICF amplifier

I'm designing a circuit with an ICF (indirect current feedback) amplifier, and am trying to calculate the gain of the resultant circuit. Using the AD8237 I followed the example here when designing ...
1
vote
0answers
252 views

Fundamental Limit on Antenna Gain?

Harold A. Wheeler, “Fundamental Limitations of Small Antennas,” has introduced the concept of "boundary sphere", where the smallest sphere or circle surrounding an antenna has interesting implications ...
1
vote
0answers
260 views

Did I mess up my lab experiment ? (active low pass filter)

This is the table of the readings and I have worked out the gain which is $$\frac{Vout}{Vin}$$ and I got all 5 at the beginning ... but I also remember that the values of the resistors in the feedback ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Designing a Multistage Amplifier

I have to design a BJT multistage amplifier to meet a specification provided by my professor. The first stage is to be a differential amplifier, and the second stage is to be a common collector ...
1
vote
0answers
262 views

Differential amplifier problem

I really can't determine what my professor meant by this. He wanted me to calculate parameters of BJT differential amplifier that will have -100 amplification for signals difference and -1 for their ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Voltage gain from the Amplifier input to the load

I don't understand where the solution for part C coming from. What I thought is also Vo/Vi. I found Vo as 303 mV and Vi as Vs*(10/10+100). However in solution it seems my thought is wrong. How should ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

How to make sense of the math behind differential opamp

My first question here! So, I'm designing a simple fully differential amplifier. The final target will be to implement a low pass filter (but I'm not there yet). Although all seems perfectly fine in ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Power gain values at the microwave amplifier

I have generated graphs in AWR software for signal gains, G_A, G_max, G_P and G_T, respectively. The amplifier I am using is "HMC141". Unfortunately, the values that came out look like this: ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

Miller effect adjustment

I'm confused about the following discussion of the Miller effect/approximation from Razavi (image below). I don't understand the premise of the question. If one reasons that the gain seen by the ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Amplifier circuit for Bently Nevada velomitor 330525

I'm in need of measuring vibrations and I have access to these Bently Nevada velomitors. I'm not sure how to design a ampliefier circuit for the signal. The datasheet is says that it is a piezo ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Open Loop Gain in Buck Converter

I'm trying to understand this application note from On-Semiconductor regarding the loop control design of buck converter Designing Stable Control Loops for High Current Voltage Mode Synchronous Buck ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

How does the thickness of a dipole antenna affect the gain and the field strength?

I was asked this question on an exam and I couldn't answer it. I've searched the web and looked in my books but I can't find any information about gain and field strength vs. dipole thickness. I know ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

how to find Vout/Vin in this circuit? BJT frequency response

I have been struggling for 1 hour trying to relate Vout to Vin. However, I truly cannot. I tried KVL, node analysis etc everything that I could. Can you help me pls? The topic is frequency response of ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Small signal gain

I'm struggling to find the small signal gain of the circuit shown below. I am trying to find the gain from Vout to Va. Note that Vout corresponds to the output of an amplifier. Any help is much ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How gain is changed in this Op-AMP integrator?

Hi, I am simulating this circuit for personal development. The gain of the integrator can be calculated using the following formula: Gain = -Rf/R1 (1/(1+(2 x pi x f x C1 x Rf))) But, how to calculate ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

How do I compute the gain on this differential amplifier (in an open loop)?

Hello! I've got this project due for a college course, and the teacher has reviewed my work and said that it is within specification, but he asked me to compute the gain the good old fashioned way ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

How do I calculate the gain of opamps in this circuit?

I can calculate the gain of AD8656 but can not calculate the overall output gain of this circuit. What is the method of doing the calculation?
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Design of an amplifier with emitter degeneration

I'm trying to solve a question that says to find \$gm\$ and \$R_c\$, considering a gain of 50 using a BC547b transistor. But I can't find a way to calculate these parameters with the information I ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Ce stage amplifier

I wanna design a ce stage amplifier with this specification : Gain 20 Rc=10k Max swing The simiulation of the circuit is not the same with may calculations, How can i solve this? what i get from ...
0
votes
0answers
76 views

Differentiator step response

I have one ideal and one practical differentitiator circuit in Multisim to which I am applying a positive, say 10 V step response. The output I get has a much lower settling time at final value of 0 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Opamp: Does the openloop Gain changes depending on the Input stage?

In case for bipolar Input stages on Opamps: does the actucal Openloop gain changes depending on which input stage, n or p channel is used? (which depends on the applied input signal) Could not find ...
0
votes
0answers
304 views

Op-amp with constant output voltage (Peak to Peak)

I am new to opamps and am trying to amplify a variable frequency sine wave to a constant 5V peak-to-peak using opamps. The input signal amplitude changes with frequency, but the opamp should always ...
0
votes
0answers
167 views

Automatic gain control circuit with dc offset

I have a circuit that takes a sine wave amplifies it a little bit but also adds a DC offset of 1.5V. It works perfectly no matter the input volume. Now that I am reworking everything it would be nice ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

distance between linear and non-linear function of op-amp system

I have a circuit which I have taken a picture of as you can see, in which i have values of $$R1=1k\Omega,R2=10k\Omega,R3=10k\Omega.R4=10k\Omega,R5=20k\Omega$$ and sine input signal with off-set value=...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

“Coupling” gain-setting resistors in a single-ended source, differential amplifier?

I am working on a fully differential amplifier design that receives a single-ended differential voltage from a piezo sensor. I computed a theoretical gain and selected appropriate resistors and it ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Troubles with mic preamp for headphones with integrated microphone

I am designing a preamp intended to interface with a microphone in common headphones (e.g. apple earpods, or sony headphones with a microphone) which will then connect to my ADC's inputs. I've ...
0
votes
2answers
78 views

Two antennas, one board

Everybody. I have a doubt. If I use one connector like this: https://www.data-alliance.net/rp-sma-t-splitter-y-adapter-joiner-join-2-antenna-cables-to-one-connector/ In one board and connect two ...