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About glent

Glen C. Taylor is an adjunct professor in the school of eng'g technology and applied science at Centennial College (Progress campus Toronto). He is also the owner of eWerks Inc. (www.ewerksinc.com) for over 25 years he has been involved in the design and manufacture of industrial electronics. Glen holds a Master of Science degree (with distinction) in Electronic Product Development from the University of Bolton in the UK, a CID certification in circuit board design from IPC Designers Council, and is an authorized Microchip Design Partner. He is also a senior member of IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and ISA - International Society for Automation. In his spare time he is a licensed PADI open water SCUBA instructor.

An Intro to Pulse Circuits – Series Noise Clipping Using Diodes

Welcome back to my workbench, The Big Idea – Series Noise Clipping Circuits. Frequently, unwanted noise in signals can trigger sensitive circuits. A series noise clipper can be used to eliminate this noise. Drill Down: If the noise is smaller … Continue reading

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An Intro to Pulse Circuits – part 8: Diode Clipping Circuits

Welcome back to my workbench, The Big Idea – Diode Clipping Circuits Circuits that select part of an input waveform for transmission are referred to as voltage (or current) clippers, limiters, slicers or amplitude selectors.. Drill Down: The positive series … Continue reading

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