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The purposes of this lab are:

  1. to gain experience with transformers;

  2. to measure input and output impedance; and

  3. to understand the effects which occure when the lengths of line in a circuit are comparable to the wavelength of the signal and when the junctions between circuits are matched or unmatched.

Course Level

Intermediate: P48

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Equipment

Number of set-ups available:

Per class:

1 digital oscilloscope
2 multimeters
2 DC power supplies
1 signal generator
1 breadboard with power connectors
1 potentiometer
   red and black banana leads
   wire
   alligator clips
   assorted resistors
   assorted capacitors
   10 mH inductors

Per class:

1 signal generator
2 1000 foot BNC cables
1 0-250 ohm terminator

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