Category: Engineering – Electronic Engineering

Discussion: Diodes and Bipolar Junctions

 Diodes and transistors are critical components in analog electronics.   Specialty diodes are designed to perform very specific functions and can  be used to allow many useful electronic devices to perform the  functions they are designed.  While the Bipolar junction is usually  associated with amplifiers, it can also be applied to other  applications.    Answer the […]

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IT 190

Consider two pieces of software that you use or want to learn to use (you cannot consider Word, PowerPoint, or Excel for the purposes of this assignment). Is the software you chose proprietary, or is it open source? How do you know? If it is proprietary, find an open-source alternative (For example, if you are […]

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Discussion: Semiconductor Materials

https://electronics.howstuffworks.com/diode.htm Answer the following:     Why do some materials conduct electricity/current, why do some materials insulate from electricity/current, and why do some materials semi-conduct electricity/current?     What you believe to be the most amazing use of semi-conductor technology (this could include mini, micro, and nanotechnology) in use today, or being developed for future uses. List the Internet, […]

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Discussion: Applications of Partial Derivatives

  Please research a specific example of an engineering application (or other real-world application) that utilizes partial derivatives (not just derivatives)!  In your original post, complete the following: Show us a specific partial derivative–either by including the equation where you see it and identifying it in your own words, or by explaining the partial derivative concept in context  in a very clear […]

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Discussion Reply!!! About 50 words

  Why do passive filters not provide current amplification?Passive  filters do not provide current amplification because passive filters  are made up of passive components such as resistors, capacitors, and  inductors and have no amplifying elements (ElectronicsTutorial, n.d.).  Therefore, no signal gain and output level is always less than or never  exceeds the input. What is […]

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