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Stepper Motors

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Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

Memory Devices

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Principles of Radio

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

Electric Shock

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

Induction Motor, Large

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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…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Servo Motor Systems

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Explain the operation of this “H-bridge” motor control circuit: At…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

DC Motor Theory

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If the ends of a wire loop are attached to two half-circular metal…

Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Electron Versus Conventional Flow

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Questions relating to project management

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What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Norton’s Theorem

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What is Norton’s Theorem? Norton’s Theorem states that it…

PC Oscilloscope

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

Multi-Stage Transistor Amplifiers

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

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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AC Waveforms

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When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Gas Discharge Tubes

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If you’ve ever witnessed a lightning storm, you’ve seen…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Superposition Theorem

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

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Field-effect-controlled Thyristors

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Two relatively recent technologies designed to reduce the…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Introduction to Analog Integrated Circuits

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Analog circuits are circuits dealing with signals free to vary from…

Impedance Transformation

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

Design Project: LED Stroboscope

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A technician uses a stroboscope to “freeze” the rotation of a…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

PN Junctions

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

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…