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AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

Textbook

A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Electric Shock

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

Motor Control Circuits

Textbook

The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Boolean Algebra

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Stepper Motors

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to analyze digital…

Conductors and Insulators

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Differential Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Two NPN…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Inductive Reactance

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…

AC Waveforms

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Radio waves are comprised of oscillating electric and magnetic fields,…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

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Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

IC Fabrication and Packaging

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What does it mean if an integrated circuit comes in DIP form? What…

Impedance Transformation

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Standing waves at the resonant frequency points of an open- or…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

Tools

This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

Regulated Power Sources

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Simple Circuits

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

PN Junctions

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Don’t just sit there! Build something!! Learning to mathematically…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Passive Filter Circuits

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In very simple, qualitative terms, rate the impedance of capacitors…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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In this electrical circuit, trace the direction of current through the…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

Biasing Techniques (IGFET)

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AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

Reluctance Motor

Textbook

The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

Textbook

PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…