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Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Stepper Motors

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

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

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…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Electric Shock

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

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…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

DC Motor Theory

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Induction Motor

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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…

Other Specialized Motors

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

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…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Frequency and Phase Measurement

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An important electrical quantity with no equivalent in DC circuits is…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

LED Sequencer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4017 decade counter/divider (Radio Shack catalog…

Integrator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Operational amplifier, model…

Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Regulated Power Sources

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

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

555 Hysteretic Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Vol I. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…