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1-PWM Mode

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This video is an overview of the new 1-PWM Mode for the DRV8305 Brushless DC Motor Driver

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Our advancements in body electronics, infotainment and telematics technologies have made vehicles…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Automotive Alternator

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

Networks and Busses

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Induction Motor, Large

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

Induction Motor

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

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…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Principles of Radio

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Parallel Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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Let’s take the same components for our series example circuit…

Questions relating to project management

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Negative Feedback

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If we connect the output of an op-amp to its inverting input and apply…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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Let’s count from zero to twenty using four different kinds of…

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

True, Reactive, and Apparent Power

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Reactive Power We know that reactive loads such as inductors and…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Scientific Notation and Metric Prefixes

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Write the following exponential expressions in expanded form: 101 =…

Multiplexers

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A multiplexer, abbreviated mux, is a device that has multiple inputs…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

JFET Amplifiers

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

Shift Registers

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

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

Current Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…