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Networks and Busses

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

Electrical Connections

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

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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Solid Cooper Wire Table Size Diameter (inches) Cross-sectional area…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Contactors

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

Networks and Busses

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Non-right Triangle Trigonometry

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

Common Antiderivatives

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Analog and Digital Signals

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Connectors

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Conductors and Insulators

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

Conductor Ampacity

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

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Resistance

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

Scientific Notation in SPICE

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The SPICE circuit simulation computer program uses scientific notation…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

The DIAC

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Like all diodes, Shockley diodes are unidirectional devices; that is,…

Current Divider Circuits and the Current Divider Formula

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A parallel circuit is often called a current divider for its ability…

Oscillator Circuits

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

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Broadside Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a broadside coupled stripline.

Transistors, Insulated-gate Field-effect (IGFET or MOSFET)

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We have the symbols for depletion mode and enhancement mode MOSFETs -…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

Precision Voltage Follower

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Parallel Circuit Rules

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Voltage Components in a parallel circuit share the same voltage:…

Design Project: Audio Media-Based Signal Generator

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Identify some different ways you can create the sine-wave audio tracks…

Time Constant Circuits

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

Superconducting Devices

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Superconducting devices, though not widely used, have some unique…

Design Project: Voltmeter

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The most important component of your voltmeter will be the…

Microprocessor Programming

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What is the difference between a JMP (“jump”) instruction and a…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Transistor Ratings and Packages (IGFET)

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