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Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Wiring Color Codes

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

Safety Grounding

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Conductance

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

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Arithmetic Properties

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The associative property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Conductor Size

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

Switch Types

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

Circuit With a Switch

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

Derivative of a Constant

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(“c” being a constant)

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Rules for Derivatives

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

Connectors

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Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Design Project: Simple Component Curve-Tracer Circuit

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What do each of the oscilloscope axes represent, in real-life terms…

Full-wave Center-tap Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) Two…

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Important Constants

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Euler’s number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Calculating Electric Power

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

Factors Affecting Capacitance

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There are three basic factors of capacitor construction determining…

Contributors (9)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Static Electricity

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It was discovered centuries ago that certain types of materials would…

Thevenin’s, Norton’s, and Maximum Power Transfer Theorems

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Suppose a 12 volt lead-acid battery has an internal resistance of 20…

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Amplifier Circuits

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

Kelvin (4-wire) Resistance Measurement

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Suppose we wished to measure the resistance of some component located…

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Specific Troubleshooting Techniques

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After applying some of the general troubleshooting tips to narrow the…

AC Motor Theory

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

Parallel DC Circuits Practice Worksheet With Answers

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In this circuit, three resistors receive the same amount of voltage…

Conductor Ampacity

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

Practical Considerations - Batteries

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When connecting batteries together to form larger “banks”…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…

Creating Custom Calibration Resistances

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Often in the course of designing and building electrical meter…

Component Failure Analysis

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The job of a technician frequently entails…

Sum and Product Notation

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

Diode Switching Circuits

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

Ring Counters

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

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

Rectifying Diodes

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

Simple AC Circuit Calculations

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Over the course of the next few chapters, you will learn that AC…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Transistors, Bipolar

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