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Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Conductor Size

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

Rules for Derivatives

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

Switch Contact Design

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A switch can be constructed with any mechanism bringing two conductors…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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

Contactors

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

Conductance

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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In the course of learning about electricity, you will want to…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Induction Motor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Safe Circuit Design

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As we saw earlier, a power system with no secure connection to earth…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Table (portrait view)

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  Periodic table of chemical elements.

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

Rectifier Circuits

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What is Rectification? Now we come to the most popular application of…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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Capacitor Charging and Discharging Experiment Parts and Materials To…

Thevenin’s Theorem

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Thevenin’s Theorem states that it is possible to simplify any…

Sources of Electricity

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What is the difference between DC and AC electricity? Identify some…

Wavelength (TEM) Calculator

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This calculator determines the wavelength of a signal given the frequency and dielectric constant.

The Importance of Electrical Safety

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With this lesson, I hope to avoid a common mistake found in…

Control Circuits

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Variable Inductor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Paper tube, from a toilet-paper roll Bar of iron…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Current Divider

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