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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…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Induction Motor, Large

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

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…

Safety Grounding

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

Stepper Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Design Project: DC Motor

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The armature windings of your DC motor will have very low resistance.…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Memory Devices

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Resonance

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

Induction Motor

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

Balanced Attenuator Calculator

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This balanced attenuator calculator helps you determine the resistor (R1) values for a balanced attenuator.

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Arithmetic with Scientific Notation

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The benefits of scientific notation do not end with ease of writing…

Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

Voltage and Current Calculations

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There’s a sure way to calculate any of the values in a reactive…

Elementary Circuits

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In the simplest terms you can think of, define what an electrical…

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

555 Timer Astable Circuit

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In an astable circuit, the output voltage alternates between VCC and 0 volts on a continuous basis.

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

Q Factor and Bandwidth of a Resonant Circuit

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The Q, or quality, factor of a resonant circuit is a measure of the…

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric Prefixes   Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z…

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Voltage and Current

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As was previously mentioned, we need more than just a continuous path…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…