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Networks and Busses

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

Safety Grounding

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In simple AC power systems, one of the two conductors is typically…

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Circuit Wiring

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So far, we’ve been analyzing single-battery, single-resistor…

Conductor Size

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

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…

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Connectors

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

Contactors

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Switch Types

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Though it may seem strange to cover the elementary topic of electrical…

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

The Common-gate Amplifier (JFET)

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Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Arithmetic Properties

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Associative Property In addition and multiplication, terms may be…

The NOT Gate

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The single-transistor inverter circuit illustrated earlier is actually…

Digital Logic Signals

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A rheostat (variable resistor) and a switch are both examples of…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

Phase Rotation

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Three-Phase Alternator Let’s take the three-phase alternator…

Vectors and AC Waveforms

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OK, so how exactly can we represent AC quantities of voltage or…

Op-Amp Practical Considerations

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Real operational amplifiers have some imperfections compared to an…

A Very Simple Circuit

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Parts and Materials 6-volt battery 6-volt incandescent lamp Jumper…

Automotive Alternator

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

Safe Meter Usage

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Using an electrical meter safely and efficiently is perhaps the most…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Oscillator Circuits

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