# Questions tagged [theory]

Theory is a contemplative and rational type of abstract or generalizing thinking, or the results of such thinking. Depending on the context

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### What are the differences between Greinacher and Bridge voltage doublers?

I was reading a wiki article on Voltage doublers, and wondered - what are principal diffirences between two following schemes: They all share same amount of components, but when and why should be one ...
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### Intuitive and iterative approach to understanding of blinking LED circuit

I've used following schematics to build blinking LED circuit and it worked. I tried to understand how it works qualitatively without solving differential equations. By this I mean understanding ...
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### Conduction angle in three-phase rectifier

In a standard three-phase bridge rectifier, which consists of 6 diodes, each diode (or thyristor) conducts 120º of the full 360º period. I have built a synchronous rectifier (for research purposes), ...
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### How do I determine the unknowns for this equation?

Suppose a series RLC circuit in series with a 12 V battery and a switch initially opened. R = 100 Ω, L = 100mH and C = 10uF. L and C are initially discharged. A t=0 the switch is closed. I want to ...
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### Parallel RLC Resonance bandwidth

Good day ,I need help in understanding a practice problem that my professor gave us. A parallel resonant circuit has Q = 20 and is resonant at ωO = 10,000 rad/s. If Zin = 5kΩ at ω = ωO what is ...
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### BJTs drawing collector current from a limited current source

simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab Let's make everything ideal by ignoring the voltage drops: Q1's allowed collector current is: 22.4 mA Q2's allowed collector current ...
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### Average Power for “Infinite period of time” of a periodic signal

Last night in class we talked about the average power for any periodic function. I'm just confused of why the one halves are in the bounds for this equation. Since we are letting tau approach ...
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### When deriving the instantaneous power equation for an AC power system, I get different answers depending on how I model the V & I signals. Why?

When I define $v(t)$ & $i(t)$ like this: $v(t)=V_m\cos(\omega t)$ $i(t)=I_m\cos(\omega t-b)$ where $V_m$=Voltage Amplitude, $I_m$=Current Amplitude, $\omega$=rotational frequency,...
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### Understanding generator wear and rotor electrical measurements

I have a generator that I am attempting to fix, and I am getting readings that are out of spec on the rotor brushes. Per some instructional videos I found, I should be measuring 5V AC on the rotor ...
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### Connecting capacitor to the ground and potentials question

I am a newbie trying to enter the world of electronics and currently struggling with getting a good grasp of basic concepts of electricity. I understand that electrons which usually produce the ...
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### Cgs,Cgd capacitor in Mosfet/ problem with measurement unit

I am a little confused with this problem. I would like to ask if I have a Mosfet(in saturation)and I have find that Cgs=16fF and Coverlap = 0.5fF/um(this is given in the description of the exercise), ...
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### Overdrive voltage and Early effect in MOSFET

Can anyone explain to me if there is the Early effect in MOS transistor then the Early effect affects the expression for VOV which is $VOV=\sqrt{\frac{2ID}{kn'(W/L)}}$?
I need to find a controller C(s) that can stabilize a system G(s) with the following transfer function: G(s) = $s^2/(s^2-1)$ Any tips?