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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Textbook

Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

Textbook

The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Introduction to Junction Field-effect Transistors (JFET)

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A transistor is a linear semiconductor device that controls current…

DIP Gate Packaging

Textbook

Digital logic gate circuits are manufactured as integrated circuits:…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Principles of Radio

Textbook

One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Stepper Motors

Textbook

A stepper motor is a “digital” version of the electric…

Permeability and Saturation

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The nonlinearity of material permeability may be graphed for better…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Signal Modulation

Worksheets - PLCs

A modern method of electrical power control involves inserting a…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule Rule of Sums Rule of Differences

What is Network Analysis?

Textbook

Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Make Your Own Multimeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Sensitive meter movement (Radio Shack catalog #…

Convert MCD to Lumens

Tools

This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Frequency and Phase Measurement

Textbook

An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Switch Types

Textbook

Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

General Troubleshooting Tips

Textbook

When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

Textbook

Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Electric Shock

Worksheets - PLCs

It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…