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Networks and Busses

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

Wires and Connections

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Older electrical schematics showed connecting wires crossing, while…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

Common Sources of Hazard

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Wire Types and Sizes

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

Wire Over Plane Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire-over-plane setup.

Rules for Derivatives

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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

Networks and Busses

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

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Switch Contact Design

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

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

Circuit With a Switch

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

Contact “Bounce”

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

Safety Grounding

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

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Wiring Color Codes

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

The Command-line Interface

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If you’ve used DOS or UNIX operating systems before in a…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Mutual Inductance

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When an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, what…

Automotive Alternator

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

AC Power

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If a sinusoidal voltage is applied to an impedance with a phase angle…

Other Waveshapes

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As strange as it may seem, any repeating, non-sinusoidal waveform is…

Class B BJT Amplifiers

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

Thermoelectricity

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

Rectangle Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a rectangle loop.

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Vol VI. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Active-mode Operation (IGFET)

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Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

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Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Measurement Circuits

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Figure below shows a photodiode amplifier for measuring low levels of…

Coax Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a coaxial cable.

Broadside Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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

Thyristor Application Circuits

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