(These Lecture Notes are for courses using the book
the *
Complete Electronics Self-Teaching Guide with Projects*. Instructors of courses
using that text are permitted to use these Lecture Notes as-is or adapt
them for their use).

- Capacitors in AC Circuits
- Reactance of capacitor is equivalent to resistance in resistor.
- Discuss how the reactance of capacitors changes with
frequency.
- Higher frequency results in low reactance.

- DC voltage is blocked by capacitors.

- Capacitors and Resistors in Series
- Impedance of a capacitor and resistor in series is similar to the total resistance of two resistors in series.
- RC series circuit with the output voltage measured
across the resistor.
- Discuss the equation for V
_{out}and it’s similarities to the equation for V_{out}for a voltage divider consisting of two resistors in series. - Discuss the variation in V
_{out}with frequency (figure 6-7). - Introduce the term; high pass filter.
- Discuss Project 6-1, The High Pass Filter.

- Discuss the equation for V
- RC series circuit with the output voltage measured across
the capacitor.
- Discuss how the equation for V
_{out}is changed. - Discuss the variation in V
_{out}with frequency (figure 6-18). - Introduce the term; low pass filter.
- Discuss Project 6-2, The Low Pass Filter.

- Discuss how the equation for V
- Phase Shift of an RC Circuit.
- Discuss how the phase shift depends upon whether V
_{out}is taken across the resistor or capacitor (figure 6-27). - Introduce the term; phasor diagram.
- Discuss the equation used to calculate the phase angle for an RC circuit.

- Discuss how the phase shift depends upon whether V

- Inductors in AC Circuits
- Reactance of inductor is equivalent to resistance in resistor.
- Discuss the reactance of capacitors changes with
frequency.
- Higher frequency results in high reactance.

- DC voltage is not blocked by inductors.

- Inductors and Resistors in Series
- Impedance of a inductor and resistor in series is similar to the total resistance of two resistors in series.
- RL series circuit with the output voltage measured
across the resistor.
- Discuss the equation for V
_{out}. - Discuss the variation in V
_{out}with frequency (figure 6-48). - Mention that this circuit forms a low pass filter, while a RC circuit with the output voltage measured across the resistor forms a high pass filter.

- Discuss the equation for V
- RL series circuit with the output voltage measured
across the inductor.
- Discuss the equation for V
_{out}. - Discuss the variation in V
_{out}with frequency (figure 6-50). - Mention that this circuit forms a high pass filter, while a RC circuit with the output voltage measured across the capacitor forms a low pass filter.

- Discuss the equation for V
- Phase Shift of an RL Circuit.
- Discuss how the phase shift depends upon whether V
_{out}is taken across the resistor or capacitor (figure 6-51).

- Discuss how the phase shift depends upon whether V

- Discuss the equation used to calculate the phase angle for an RL circuit.

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