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Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

Textbook

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

Connectors

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

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

Conductors and Insulators

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Networks and Busses

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

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Common Antiderivatives

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Conductor Ampacity

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Contact “Bounce”

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

Magnetism

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

Musical Keyboard as a Signal Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electronic “keyboard” (musical)…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Harmonics in Polyphase Power Systems

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In the chapter on mixed-frequency signals, we explored the concept of…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Single-ended and Differential Amplifiers

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For ease of drawing complex circuit diagrams, electronic amplifiers…

Parallel Batteries

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Four 6-volt batteries 12-volt light bulb, 25 or 50…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones  …

Multimeters

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

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Larger 5 & 6-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Larger Karnaugh maps reduce larger logic designs. How large is large…

Phase Rotation

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

Introduction to Discrete Semiconductor Circuits

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A semiconductor device is one made of silicon or any number of other…

AC Circuit Equations

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Inductive Reactance     Capacitive Reactance    …

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Polarity of voltage drops

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When using conventional current flow, we can trace the direction of…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Electrons and “holes’’

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Pure semiconductors are relatively good insulators as compared with…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Phasor Mathematics

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

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

Digital Codes

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

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Series and Parallel Capacitors

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When capacitors are connected in series, the total capacitance is…

Basic identities

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Additive Identity a + 0 = a Multiplicative Identity 1a = a…

DeMorgan’s Theorems

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A mathematician named DeMorgan developed a pair of important rules…