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Contact “Bounce”

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When a switch is actuated and contacts touch one another under the…

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Conductor Size

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It should be common-sense knowledge that liquids flow through…

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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This calculator will help compute the inductance of a length of wire.

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Automotive Alternator

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Connectors

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An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Rules for Derivatives

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Constant rule Rule of sums Rule of differences Product rule Quotient…

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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Example Derivatives of e Proportionality Constant When we say that a…

PWM Power Controller

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 100 µF…

Characteristic Impedance

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Note the “50 ohm” rating printed on the jacket of the cable. What…

Stripline Max Current Calculator

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

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Basic Gate Function

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Parts and Materials 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

What is a Filter?

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It is sometimes desirable to have circuits capable of selectively…

AC Voltmeters and Ammeters

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AC electromechanical meter movements come in two basic arrangements:…

Contributors (8)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Setting Up a Home Lab

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In order to build the circuits described in this volume, you will need…

Impedance

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

The D Latch

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

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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Early in my explorations of electricity, I came across a length of…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Magnetism

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A permanent magnet is a device that retains a magnetic field without…

Rectifier/Filter Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply Bridge rectifier pack…

Data Flow

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Buses and networks are designed to allow communication to occur…

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

The D Latch

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

Contributors (7)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Common Antiderivatives

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Basic Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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When lightning strikes, nearby magnetic compass needles may be seen to…

Thevenin-Norton Equivalencies

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Since Thevenin’s and Norton’s Theorems are two equally…

Ohmmeter Usage

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Parts and Materials Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted resistors…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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Safety is very important when designing and/or building a device…

Trigonometric Derivatives

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

JFET Quirks

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Questions relating to project management

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Design Project: Audio Tone Control

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Suppose you were installing a high-power stereo system in your car,…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…