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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…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

Contact “Bounce”

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

Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Automotive Alternator

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

Conductors and Insulators

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

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Conductor Ampacity

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

Switch Contact Design

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Common Antiderivatives

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Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Conductors, Insulators, and Electron Flow

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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Ampacities of copper wire, in free air at 30o C: INSULATION TYPE…

Networks and Busses

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Don’t Care Cells in the Karnaugh Map

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Up to this point we have considered logic reduction problems where…

Batteries

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If I wanted to build a battery-powered electric drill, would it be…

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Contact “Bounce”

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

Coil Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a wire coil.

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Diode Switching Circuits

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Diodes can perform switching and digital logic operations. Forward and…

Phasing

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Since transformers are essentially AC devices, we need to be aware of…

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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Define the following terms: energy, work, and power.

DC Branch Current Analysis

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

Rate-of-change Indicator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries Capacitor, 0.1 µF…

What is a Meter?

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A meter is any device built to accurately detect and display an…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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So far, we’ve only been able to escape the sheer volume of…

Display Tubes

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In addition to performing tasks of amplification and switching, tubes…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Thermoelectricity

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Length of bare (uninsulated) copper wire Length of…

Transistors, junction field-effect (JFET)

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Note that the direction of the arrow at the gate indicates the…