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Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Radio Circuits

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

Principles of Radio

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

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Memory Devices

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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This calculator will convert pressure values to ten different standard units for pressure.

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Design Project: DC Motor

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

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…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Induction Motor

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Component Modeling

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When plotted on a curve tracer, the characteristic curve for a normal…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Decibel Calculator

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This calculator will convert voltage or power gains into decibels. Enter one of the three values and the calculator will output the other two.

Voltmeter Design

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Suppose I were about to measure an unknown voltage with a manual-range…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Parallel Resistor Calculator

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Calculate the equivalent resistance of up to six resistors in parallel with ease while learning how to calculate resistance in parallel and the parallel resistance formula.

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Inductor Quirks

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

Simple Series Circuits

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On this page, we’ll outline the three principles you should…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

The R/2nR DAC: Binary-Weighted-Input Digital-to-Analog Converter

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What Is a R/2nR DAC Circuit? The R/2nR DAC circuit, otherwise known as…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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