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  1. SiegeX

    SiegeX Thread Starter Member

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    In the Fuses Chapter in the DC Volume there is the following sentence
    This sentence has a double negative and thus reverses the meaning of what I beilieve the author intended it to say. I believe the correct saying would be

    All I did was remove the word "not" highlighted in bold above.
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    In the "Factors Affecting Capacitance" chapter in the DC Volume there is the following sentence that I believe is a bit too vauge and abstract

    I think it would read much better the following way, changes highlighted in bold.

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    I found another tiny typo, thought I would just post it here rather than starting a new thread.

    In the "Practical Considerations" for Capacitors chapter the following sentence has a typo marked in bold

    In cased you missed it, the if should be replaced by an of
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    Another typo in the Inductor Chapter under "Practical Considerations". Typo highlighted in bold

    Not should be replaced with no
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    All About Circuits > Volume I - DC > Chapter 16: RC AND L/R TIME CONSTANTS > Voltage and current calculations

    in should be and
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    Hi SiegeX!
    Thanks so much for pointing out these mistakes. I'm going to let Dennis or Tony approve them first before I fix them here, as they are maintaining the book.

    Thanks again
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    Im glad to be of help, it's the least I can do for such a great free resource. Have said that, here are two more I found in the same chapter:

    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 3: REACTANCE AND IMPEDANCE -- INDUCTIVE > Series resistor-inductor circuits

    Change added in bold

    Extra "Across" needs to be removed.
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    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 3: REACTANCE AND IMPEDANCE -- INDUCTIVE > More on the "skin effect"

    I think it reads better with "the" added.
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    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 4: REACTANCE AND IMPEDANCE -- CAPACITIVE > AC capacitor circuits

    As you can see from the chapter heading, "inductor's" should be replaced with "capacitor's"
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    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 5: REACTANCE AND IMPEDANCE -- R, L, AND C > Parallel R, L, and C

    The following picture has an error, you will notice that you have "Vic" listed twice, once above the capacitor and once above the resistor. The one above the resistor should be labled Vir as per the spice file dictates.

    [​IMG]
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    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 7: MIXED-FREQUENCY AC SIGNALS > Other waveshapes

    I added the words the and of
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    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 8: FILTERS > What is a filter?

    The word in should be removed
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    All About Circuits > Volume II - AC > Chapter 8: FILTERS > Low-pass filters

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    On the page you have two formulars for tan x the second one reads tan x = cos x/sin x it should be cot x = cos x/sin x


    All About Circuits > Volume V - Reference > Chapter 5: TRIGONOMETRY REFERENCE > Right triangle trigonometry
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    Thanks for all the corrections. I am starting to work on them today. That is, I am making corrections to my local copy. My local copy has your previous corrctions from a few months ago.

    After that, the next step is to get them online, either at Tony's site http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/electricCircuits/ or I could send the html version only to allaboutcircuits. You could get the corrected version sooner that way. To get the correct version on Tony's site, I need to contact Toney about how he wants me to do that.

    Since I have not yet dealt with Tony's site as far as updating goes, there will be a learning curve.

    Something for you to think about.
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    My intensions are not to get these mistakes fixed ASAP rather just have them documented so that they are easily availible when the time comes around to fixing them.

    The fact that they might get fixed at all is good enough for me :)

    -Sean
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    All About Circuits > Volume III - Semiconductors > Chapter 4: BIPOLAR JUNCTION TRANSISTORS > Biasing techniques

    "loaded" should be changed to say "unloaded"
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    Thanks for the error correction. I have changed it in my local copy of the source and added you to the list of contributors. This contribuitors page appears in the version at Ibliblio, though, not the AAC version.
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    All About Circuits > Volume I - DC > Chapter 5: SERIES AND PARALLEL CIRCUITS -- 5.7 COMPONENT FAILURE ANALYSIS > p.150

    The discussion is about a shorted resistor in a parallel circuit, it shows the circuit and the table of V,A, resistance.
    If there is a short circuit, no current is flowing in the other branches of the circuit.
    If an infinite current is flowing on the shorted branch, then there cannot be 50 mA left flowing in R1.
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    These are the images

    Schematic diagram:
    http://sub.allaboutcircuits.com/images/00103.png

    table:
    http://sub.allaboutcircuits.com/images/10094.png

    MY interpretation is that
    Sum( branch currents) = total current
    infinity + 50mA = infinity

    Infinity plus 50 mA = infinity is equivalent to saying a "large number" plus 50mA is equal to a large number.

    As long as you believe that the ideal battery can maintain 9V across the short, the resistors will have a current flow. So much for theory.

    In actual practice, even in a SPICE simulation, The 0 Ohm short across an ideal voltage source is not possible.

    If enough readers would prefer a 0.1 Ohm resistor or other small value in place of the 0 Ohm short, I can rework the schematic, table, and text. I am looking for comments and opinions on what to do if anything.
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