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This learning object introduces the three approximations of a diode.
Hydraulic System Pressure
By Terry Bartelt
In this animated activity, learners observe how pressure values throughout a hydraulic system are developed based on pump pressure and the size of the load.
Maximum Power Transfer
By Patrick Hoppe
Learners are introduced to the maximum power transfer theorem. Examples show the load as it varies and the results are graphed.
Internal Circuits of a Capacitive Proximity Sensor
Learners examine the operation of various circuits that are internal to the capacitive proximity sensor.
Voltage and Resistors
By Tim Tewalt
This is an animated troubleshooting exercise that takes voltage measurements to determine the fault of three different series circuits. There are six review questions that enable the learner to determine the effectiveness of the troubleshooting presentation.
The Basic Operation of a Diode
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine the operation of a semiconductor diode when it is forward and reverse biased. A brief quiz completes the activity.
The Zener Diode: Practice Problems
Students complete 10 practice problems. These deal with the determination of series current, zener current, and load current, and if the zener diode is operating in the breakdown region.
Voltage Regulation of a Zener Diode
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
The learner will understand how a zener diode maintains a constant voltage as the resistance values of a load change.
Testing a Diode
By Linda Reinke
In this interactive and animated object, learners practice testing a diode. They determine if a diode is good, open, or shorted.
The Zener Diode
In this animated object, learners examine the operation of a zener diode in the forward and reverse bias conditions. A quiz completes the activity.
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