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Memory Devices

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

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…

Boolean Algebra

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

Worksheets - Microcontrollers/Processors

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

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…

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Other Specialized Motors

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Electric Shock

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

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…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Stepper Motors

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Design Project: Audio Power Amplifier

Worksheets - Microcontrollers/Processors

Explain how the microphone in your amplifier works. How, exactly, does…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

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…

Amplifier Gain

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The Voltage Gain Because amplifiers have the ability to increase the…

Common Sources of Hazard

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Of course, there is a danger of electrical shock when directly…

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

Tools

This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Class B Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries Dual operational amplifier,…

Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

The D Latch

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Since the enable input on a gated S-R latch provides a way to latch…

Reflection Attenuator Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the value of resistance R1 in a reflection attenuator.

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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