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Contactors

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

DIY EE Lab - Setting Up a Home Electronics Lab

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To build the DIY electronics projects described in this textbook, you will need a small work area, a few tools, and some basic electronics supplies. This page describes the setup of a low-cost home electronics laboratory.

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

Speed Distance Time Calculator

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This calculator will solve for either distance, time, or speed given two of the three parameters.

What is the Relationship Between Conductance and Resistance?

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The concept and measurement units of resistance are most often used…

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.

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Contact “Bounce”

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

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Connectors

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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The electrons of different types of atoms have different degrees of…

Circuit Wiring

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

Conductors and Insulators

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Shock Current Path

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As we’ve already learned, electricity requires a complete path…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Reluctance Motor

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

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Wattmeter Design

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Power in an electric circuit is the product (multiplication) of…

Performance-Based Assessments for Basic Electricity Competencies

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Millman’s Theorem

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

Peak to Peak Voltage Calculator (VP-P)

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This calculator shows the peak-to-peak voltage (VP-P) value from the peak voltage, RMS voltage, or average voltage.

AC Metrology

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In power distribution systems, it is very important to be able to…

DC Lab - Current Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build resistive current dividers and observe how Ohm's law and Kirchhoff's current law function in real circuits using a voltmeter and an ammeter.

Phasor Mathematics

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Provide a definition for phasor, as the term applies to electrical…

Power Density Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the power density of an antenna

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Si Lab - Full-wave Bridge Rectifier With Output Filtering

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In this hands-on semiconductor experiment, build an improved full-wave rectifier with output filtering and learn about capacitive filtering in AC-to-DC power converters.

DC Lab - Potentiometer Voltage Divider

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use potentiometers to vary a voltage and learn about voltage divider ratios and potentiometer applications.

Analog Lab - 555 Ramp Signal Generator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, construct a signal generator circuit that creates two different types of ramp signals and learn how capacitors charge when connected to resistors and constant current sources.

Series DC Circuits Practice Worksheet with Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of current (4…

Analog Lab - Op Amp Integrator

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build an analog integrator using an operational amplifier and learn about integration functions, op amp input bias currents, and how to limit the voltage swing of a potentiometer.

Rules for Derivatives

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

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Converting Between Thevenin and Norton Equivalent Circuits

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Since Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorems are two…

Divided Feedback

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If we add a voltage divider to the negative feedback wiring so that…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Radicals

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

The Common-source Amplifier (IGFET)

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Series Resistor-Inductor Circuits

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In the previous section, we explored what would happen in simple…

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Contributors (15)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Three-phase Power Systems

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What is Split-Phase Power Systems? Split-phase power systems achieve…

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Potential Pitfalls

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Fallacious reasoning and poor interpersonal relations account for more…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (JFET)

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Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

DIY EE Lab - Introduction to Electronics Projects

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To learn about electronics, you must eventually engage in hands-on experimentation. Knowledge gleaned from books alone has limited use in scientific endeavors. Troubleshooting a circuit can be as important as the knowledge gained from a properly functioning experiment.