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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.

Reluctance Motor

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

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Automotive Alternator

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Project Parts and Materials Automotive alternator (one required, but…

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…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Induction Motor, Large

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

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.

Design Project: DC Motor

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Induction Motor

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Applying Ohm’s Law—Rules and Methods for Circuit Analysis

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When analyzing complex series and parallel circuits, it is easy to…

Nonlinear Conduction

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

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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

Parallel Circuits and the Application of Ohm’s Law

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In this introduction to parallel resistance circuits, we will explain…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Conversion From Decimal Numeration

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Because octal and hexadecimal numeration systems have bases that are…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

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…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the maximum current that a stripline can handle

Pulsed-light Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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