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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…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Contact “Bounce”

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

Three-phase Y and Delta Configurations

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Wiring Color Codes

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

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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

Electrical Connections

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

Common Antiderivatives

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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…

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Conductors and Insulators

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Rules for Derivatives

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

555 Schmitt Trigger

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Network Protocols

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Aside from the issues of the physical network (signal types and…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Bridged-Tee Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a bridged-tee attenuator.

AC Metrology

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

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Other Diode Technologies

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Varicap or varactor diodes A variable capacitance diode is known as a…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Basic Voltmeter Use

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What will this voltmeter register when connected to a battery as shown…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Noninverting Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Time Constant Circuits

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Generally speaking, how many “time constants” worth of time does…

Amplifier Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…