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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.

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Motor Control Circuits

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

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

Design Project: Stepper Motor Driver

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

AC Motor Theory

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Polyphase Motor Design

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

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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What does the acronym RF stand form, in reference to radio-related…

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…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Design Project: DC Motor

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

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.

Principles of Radio

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

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Transistors, Bipolar

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There are not too many circuit symbols for bipolar transistors. There…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

The “Operational” Amplifier

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Long before the advent of digital electronic technology, computers…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Timer Circuits

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

Design Project: Sensitive Microphone Amplifier

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Identify which direction each potentiometer wiper must move in this…

Metric Notation

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The metric system, besides being a collection of measurement units for…

Conventional Transistor Overview and Special Transistors

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

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Current Divider

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

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…