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1-PWM Mode

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Electric Shock

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Reluctance Motor

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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Motor Control Circuits

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

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Calculus is a branch of mathematics that…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Stepper Motors

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

Stepper Motors

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The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

Stepper Motors

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What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil “lead” for…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Logic gate circuits are designed to input and output only two types of…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Band Theory of Solids

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

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

The Cascode Amplifier

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While the C-B (common-base) amplifier is known for wider bandwidth…

Counters

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Enhancement-type IGFETs

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An Analogy for Divided Feedback

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A helpful analogy for understanding divided feedback amplifier…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Single-phase Power Systems

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Single phase power system schematic diagram shows little about the…

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Special Transformers and Applications

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Impedance Matching Because transformers can step voltage and current…

Protective Relays

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A special type of relay is one which monitors the current, voltage,…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Band Theory of Solids

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

Rectifying Diodes

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Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Digital Codes

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

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Hand Calculator Use

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To enter numbers in scientific notation into a hand calculator, there…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Biasing Techniques (BJT)

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In the common-emitter section of this chapter, we saw a SPICE analysis…

Algebraic Substitution for Electric Circuits

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There are two basic Ohm’s Law equations: one relating voltage,…

Oscillator Circuits

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CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Contributors (2)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

Karnaugh Maps, Truth Tables, and Boolean Expressions

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Who Developed the Karnaugh Map? Maurice Karnaugh, a…