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Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Electric Shock

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

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…

Principles of Radio

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Series-Parallel DC 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…

Induction Motor

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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What is Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)? The principle known as…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Using Multiple Combinational Circuits

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As an example of using several circuits together, we are going to make…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Contributors (3)

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<p> Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Resonance

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

Voltage Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Zener diode, 12…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

VSWR / Return Loss Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the VSWR, reflection coefficient, return loss and matching loss in a transmission line

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

NOR Gate S-R Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Latch Circuits

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

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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

Quantum Devices

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Most integrated circuits are digital, based on MOS (CMOS) transistors.…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Microphones

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Explain how a moving-coil, or dynamic microphone works. Identify how…

Input and Output Coupling

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To overcome the challenge of creating necessary DC bias voltage for an…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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Determine if the light bulb will de-energize for each of the following…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Resistors Types

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These are the most common types of resistors available. Resistors…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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

Shift Registers

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…