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1-PWM Mode

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Motor Control Circuits

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Stepper Motors

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Resonance

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Design Project: DC Motor

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Reluctance Motor

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

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Oscillator Circuits

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

The Common-drain Amplifier (IGFET)

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Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Radicals

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

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Resonance

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

Norton’s Theorem

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

Meter Check of a Transistor (JFET)

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Testing a JFET with a multimeter might seem to be a relatively easy…

Bipolar Junction Transistors

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The bipolar junction transistor (BJT) was named because its operation…

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Parallel Resistance Calculator

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Calculate the total resistance of resistors in parallel with ease!

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Rules for Limits

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Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Differential Equations

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As opposed to normal equations where the solution is a number, a…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Electrical Noise and Interference

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Define what noise means, in the electrical sense of the word. How does…

Memory with moving parts: “Drives”

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The earliest forms of digital data storage involving moving parts was…

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

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…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

History of SPICE

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SPICE is a computer program designed to simulate analog electronic…

Making a Venn Diagram Look Like a Karnaugh Map

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Starting with circle A in a rectangular A’ universe in figure…