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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…

Circuit With a Switch

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

Contactors

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

Rules for Derivatives

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

Conductance

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

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Automotive Alternator

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Wire Types and Sizes

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Most electrical wire is covered in a rubber or plastic coating called…

Switch Contact Design

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

Common Antiderivatives

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Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Connectors

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

Inductor Sizing Equation

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The Inductance Formula     Wheeler’s formulas for…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Circuits and the Speed of Light

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Suppose we had a simple one-battery, one-lamp circuit controlled by a…

The Pentode

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Another strategy for addressing the problem of secondary electrons…

IGFET Quirks

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Convert MCD to Lumens

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This calculator is useful for calculating the luminous flux for LEDs where the angle is known.

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Series-Parallel Combination AC Circuits

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

Review of R, X, and Z (Resistance, Reactance and Impedance)

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Before we begin to explore the effects of resistors, inductors, and…

Basic AC-DC Power Supplies

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

Protective Relays

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A special type of relay is one that monitors the current, voltage,…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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Consider a circuit for a single-phase AC power system, where a 120…

Basic Operational Amplifiers

Worksheets - Cable Assemblies

Determine the output voltage polarity of this op-amp (with reference…

Factoring Equivalencies

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Factoring Identities :   a2 - b2 = (a + b) (a - b) a2 + 2ab + b2…

Resistor Color Codes

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

Band-pass Filters

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How to Create Band-pass Filter There are applications where a…

Calculating Power Factor

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As was mentioned before, the angle of this “power…

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a broadside coupled trace.