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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.

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.

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.

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.

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Stepper Motors

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AC Commutator Motors

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

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.

Reluctance Motor

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

Series-Parallel DC Circuits

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AC Lab - Automotive Alternator as AC Generator

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, you will use an automotive alternator to generate three-phase AC voltage and learn how alternators can function as both generators and motors.

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Pressure Unit Conversion Calculator

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

Servo Motor Systems

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

AC Motor Theory

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

Fundamentals of Radio Communication

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

Principles of Radio

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

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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Perhaps the most important consideration of an ADC is its resolution.…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Amplifier Gain

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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Suppose we altered our basic open-collector inverter circuit, adding a…

Comparator with Hysteresis (Schmitt Trigger) Calculator

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This calculator will compute the required resistor ratio (R2/R1) and reference voltage (VREF) to create the desired high (VTH) and low (VTL) threshold voltages in a non-inverting comparator circuit with hysteresis (commonly called a Schmitt trigger).

Practical Considerations - Capacitors

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Capacitors, like all electrical components, have limitations that must…

Conductor Ampacity

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The smaller the cross-sectional area of any given wire, the greater…

The Shockley Diode

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Our exploration of thyristors begins with a device called the…

Building Resistor Circuits Using Breadboards, Perfboards, and Terminal Strips

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Over the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

Multiplexers and Demultiplexers

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Oscillator Circuits

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Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

DC Motor Theory

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

Circuit Components

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Remember that this tutorial is not exhaustive by any means, and that…

BJT Quirks

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An ideal transistor would show 0% distortion in amplifying a signal.…

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

PN Junctions

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Branch Current Method Analysis

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The most straightforward DC network analysis technique is the branch…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.