# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Electronics Systems II Task 1448432903

CTE Resource Center - Verso

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Describe the characteristics of amplifier circuits.

Definition

Description should include
  • common emitter
  • common collector
  • common base
  • operational amplifiers.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why are common-emitter circuits used to amplify small signals and direct current?
  • What makes common-base and common-collector circuits better for large signal manipulation?
  • What is amplifier gain?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

16. Energy and Power Technologies