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Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

DC Generator Theory

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

Servo Motor Systems

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Principles of Radio

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

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.

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Motor Control Circuits

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

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…

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Design Project: DC Motor

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

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

How to Use Thevenin’s Theorem

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This page will walk you step-by-step through the process of…

Radicals

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Definition of a Radical Given the expression where “x” is…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Special Diodes

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

Electron Activity in Chemical Reactions

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So far in our discussions on electricity and electric circuits, we…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Mutual Inductance

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

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Counter Modulus

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Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

Digital Lab - Digital Combination Lock

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, build a digital combination lock with LED output indicators and learn about XOR gate functionality and how to implement NOR logic functionality using diodes.

Inductor Transient Response

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Inductors have the exact opposite characteristics of capacitors.…

Converting Truth Tables into Boolean Expressions

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In designing digital circuits, the designer often begins with a truth…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…