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Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Electric Shock

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

Principles of Radio

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

Boolean Algebra

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

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…

Resonance

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

DC Motor Theory

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Introduction to AC Circuits

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

Tracking ADC

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A third variation on the counter-DAC-based converter theme is, in my…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

Zener Diodes

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

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Millman’s Theorem

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

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

The Instrumentation Amplifier

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What Is an Instrumentation Amplifier? An instrumentation amplifier…

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Octal and Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion

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Although the prime intent of octal and hexadecimal numeration systems…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Motor Control Circuits

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

Resistance, Reactance, and Impedance

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What will happen to the brightness of the light bulb as the iron core…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Emergency Response

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Despite lock-out/tag-out procedures and multiple repetitions of…

Bit Grouping

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The singular reason for learning and using the binary numeration…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Basic Electricity Worksheet

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What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

The Common-gate Amplifier (IGFET)

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Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Negative Feedback

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Complex Number Arithmetic

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Since complex numbers are legitimate mathematical entities, just like…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Contributors (6)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Contactors

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

Electric Shock

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