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Electrical Connections

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

Conductor Ampacity

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

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…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Circuit With a Switch

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

Electrical Connections

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Switch Types

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

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Connectors

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

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Optical Data Communication

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A modern alternative to sending (binary) digital information via…

Power Dissipation

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

Conductance

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

Differential Transistor Amplifiers

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

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

Positive Feedback OpAmp Circuits

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

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

The common-drain Amplifier (JFET)

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Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

The 555 IC

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The 555 integrated circuit is the most popular chip ever manufactured.…

The Common-source Amplifier (JFET)

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Harmonic Phase Sequences

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

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…