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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…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

Worksheets - Communication

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

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

Worksheets - Communication

Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Microcontroller Principles

Worksheets - Communication

Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Stepper Motors

Worksheets - Communication

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

Worksheets - Communication

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

Textbook

A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

Worksheets - Communication

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

Servo Motor Systems

Worksheets - Communication

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

Design Project: DC Motor

Worksheets - Communication

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

Memory Devices

Worksheets - Communication

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

Induction Motor

Textbook

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

Other Specialized Motors

Textbook

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

Worksheets - Communication

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

Worksheets - Communication

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

Textbook

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

AC Commutator Motors

Textbook

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

Textbook

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

Textbook

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

Boolean Algebra

Worksheets - Communication

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

DC Motor Theory

Worksheets - Communication

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

Automotive Alternator

Textbook

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

Motor Control Circuits

Textbook

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

Textbook

Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Conductance

Textbook

When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

General Troubleshooting Tips

Textbook

When first approaching a failed or otherwise misbehaving system, the…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

Textbook

Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

From Electric to Electronic

Textbook

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

Thyristors

Textbook

Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Wire Types and Sizes

Worksheets - Communication

Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

Tools

A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

Textbook

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

Common Derivatives

Textbook

Counter Modulus

Textbook

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Strain Gauges

Textbook

If a strip of conductive metal is stretched, it will become skinnier…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

Tools

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

Transistors, Bipolar

Textbook

Analog and Digital Signals

Textbook

Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Sum and Product Notation

Textbook

For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

Textbook

By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

Safe Meter Usage

Textbook

Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

The 555 IC

Textbook

The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever…

EIRP Calculator

Tools

A helpful tool for computing the Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP) of an antenna