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Embedded Real-Time Analysis & Diagnostics (ERAD) on C2000™ Devices

In partnership with Texas Instruments

An introduction to ERAD on C2000 devices, including a software demonstration of this new debugging…

Internally Compensated Advanced Current Mode (ACM)

In partnership with Texas Instruments

In this session, we will cover the following:Present a high-level overview of Advanced Current…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Motor Control Circuits

Textbook

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

Reluctance Motor

Textbook

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

Memory Devices

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Other Specialized Motors

Textbook

Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Servo Motor Systems

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

Textbook

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

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…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

Textbook

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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At first it may seem pointless to have the four buffer gates following…

Introduction to AC Motors

Textbook

After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Resonance

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

Textbook

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

Induction Motor

Textbook

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

AC Commutator Motors

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Sequences

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Arithmetic Sequences An arithmetic sequence is a series of numbers…

Practical Power Factor Correction

Textbook

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

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…

Decimal versus Binary Numeration

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

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Basic identities

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

Display Tubes

Textbook

In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL)

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

Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Definite Integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

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        RELATED WORKSHEET: Calculus for Electric…

Ring Counters

Textbook

If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…