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Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Boolean Algebra

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

Memory Devices

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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…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

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…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Memory Devices

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

Principles of Radio

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

DC Motor Theory

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Re-drawing Complex Schematics

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Typically, complex circuits are not arranged in nice, neat, clean…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

Conductance

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

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Battery Ratings

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Because batteries create current flow in a circuit by exchanging…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.

Network Topology

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Point-to-Point Connecting two digital devices with a network, would…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Binary Subtraction

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We can subtract one binary number from another by using the standard…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Physical Effects of Electricity

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Certain substances are known to physically deform (shorten or…

Attenuators

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

Mixed-Frequency Signals

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What is a harmonic frequency? If an oscillator circuit outputs a…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Minterm vs Maxterm Solution

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So far we have been finding Sum-Of-Product (SOP) solutions to logic…

Transistor Biasing Calculations

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Although transistor switching circuits operate without bias, it is…