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Circuit Wiring

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Connectors

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Resistance

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

Safety Grounding

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

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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The atoms in insulating materials have very tightly-bound electrons,…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Contactors

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

Wiring Color Codes

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Wiring for AC and DC power distribution branch circuits are color…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

Systems of Numeration

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Roman Numerals The Romans devised a system that was a substantial…

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

Computational Circuits

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When someone mentions the word “computer,” a digital…

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

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If a pulse-width modulated (PWM) signal is sent to a passive…

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Introduction to Bipolar Junction Transistors (BJT)

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The invention of the bipolar transistor in 1948 ushered in a…

BJT Quirks

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

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Square Wave Signals

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It has been found that any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform can be…

Motor Control Circuits

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

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Delta and Wye 3-Phase Circuits

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Label where each of the following electrical quantities would be found…

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Mutual Inductance

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If two coils of wire are brought into close proximity with each other…

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Switch Types

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

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Capacitor Types

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electronic component that…

Practical Considerations of ADC Circuits

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

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Resonance in Series-Parallel Circuits

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In simple reactive circuits with little or no resistance, the effects…

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.

AC Metrology

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

Electrical Connections

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

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Capacitive Reactance

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

Contributors (12)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

Sum and Product Notation

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For reference, this section introduces the terminology used in some…

AC Capacitor Circuits

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Capacitors Vs. Resistors Capacitors do not behave the same as…

Electric Shock

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It is sometimes said regarding electrical safety that, Ït’s not the…

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…