Physics 1120, General Physics 2: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

Instructors: Steven Pollock and Victor Gurarie

A circuit from The Art of Electronics, by Horowitz and Hill. You should be able to find the resistors and capacitors! Less familiar to you at the moment might be the zener diode, the op-amp, the potentiometer, and the three npn transistors. This 'voltage regulator' circuit takes a poor quality 20-30 V source and turns it into a very stable 15 V source with low internal resistance.

Week 8 Highlights:

Continuing with Electric Circuits


Chapter 31

Special notes:

Home page from weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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