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Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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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…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Reluctance Motor

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Induction Motor

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

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Stepper Motors

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

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.…

DC Generator Theory

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Servo Motor Systems

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

Safety Grounding

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Embedded Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of an embedded microstrip.

Branch Current Method

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The first and most straightforward network analysis technique is…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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A microcontroller is a specialized type of digital computer used to…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Basic Circuit Troubleshooting

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

Passive Integrator and Differentiator Circuits

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

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Overcurrent Protection

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What hazards might be posed by a circuit with excessive current going…

Counter Modulus

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Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Shock Current Path

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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

Octal and Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion

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Although the prime intent of octal and hexadecimal numeration systems…

Switched Capacitor Circuitry

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Digital Codes

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…