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Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Analog and Digital Signals

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Instrumentation is a field of study and work centering on measurement…

Networks and Busses

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

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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The Law of Sines (for any triangle) The Law of Cosines (for any…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

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…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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Three-phase Wye(Y) Connection Initially, we explored the idea of…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Questions relating to project management

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Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Multi-Stage Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three NPN transistors—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Bipolar Junction Transistors in Active Mode

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

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Introduction to Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors

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As was stated in the last chapter, there is more than one type of…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

DC Circuit Equations and Laws

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Power Equation of Ohm’s Law and Joule’s Law    …

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Radicals

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

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

555 Timer Monostable Circuit Calculator

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This calculator computes for the output pulse width of a 555 timer monostable circuit

Non-Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for a non-inverting Op-Amp

Binary Overflow

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One caveat with signed binary numbers is that of overflow, where the…

Potentiometer as a Voltage Divider

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Carbon pencil…

Introduction to Complex Numbers

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If I needed to describe the distance between two cities, I could…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

TTL NAND and AND gates

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

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

DC Metrology

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Define the following metrological terms: • Uncertainty • Accuracy…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

JFET Current Regulator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Calculus for Electric Circuits

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

Superconductivity

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Conductors lose all of their electrical resistance when cooled to…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

Amplifier Circuits

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Note, Q3 and Q4 in the figure below are complementary, NPN and PNP…

Design Project: AC-DC Power Supply

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

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Digital Ramp ADC

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Also known as the stairstep-ramp, or simply counter A/D converter,…

Basic Oscilloscope Operation

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An oscilloscope is a very useful piece of electronic test equipment.…

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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