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Networks and Busses

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

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…

Copper Wire Ampacity Table

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

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Circuit Wiring

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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

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…

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Wire Self Inductance Calculator

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Safety Grounding

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

Electrical Signal Types

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

Switch Types

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Factors Affecting Inductance

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There are four basic factors of inductor construction determining the…

Current Mirror BJTs

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Bipolar Junction Transistor or BJT Current Mirror An often-used…

Numbers versus Numeration

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It is imperative to understand that the type of numeration system used…

Noise Figure Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the noise figure of cascaded amplifiers

Logarithms

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Definition of a Logarithm     “log” denotes a…

Parallel Resistor-Capacitor Circuits

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Using the same value components in our series example circuit, we will…

Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Serial-out (PISO) Conversion

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Parallel-in/ serial-out shift registers do everything that the…

RMS Voltage Calculator

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This calculator calculates the RMS Voltage value from either the peak voltage, the peak-to-peak voltage, or the average voltage.

Protective Relays

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

Pi Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a Pi Attenuator.

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

Introduction to Boolean Algebra

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Mathematical rules are based on the defining limits we place on the…

Power in Resistive and Reactive AC circuits

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

Contributors (1)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Positive Feedback

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As we’ve seen, negative feedback is an incredibly useful…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Δ-Y and Y-Δ Conversions

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In many circuit applications, we encounter components connected…

Slope (integrating) ADC

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