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Networks and Busses

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

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…

Electrical Connections

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Conductor Size

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

Specific Resistance

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Designing Wire Resistance Conductor ampacity rating is a crude…

Connectors

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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

Common Antiderivatives

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Switch Types

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

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

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

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…

Characteristic Impedance

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

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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

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…

Analog and Digital Signals

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

Conductors and Insulators

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

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Other Specialized Motors

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Shaded Pole Induction Motor An easy way to provide starting torque to…

Power Quality Measurement

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It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

555 Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 0.1 µF,…

Low-pass Filters

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By definition, a low-pass filter is a circuit offering easy passage to…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Unit Conversion Calculator

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Convert to and from different units of length, weight, power, temperature and torque

High-impedance Voltmeter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Operational amplifier, model TL082 recommended…

What is a Series-Parallel Circuit?

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With simple series circuits, all components are connected end-to-end…

Contributors (16)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Static Electricity Sensor

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One N-channel junction field-effect transistor,…

Energy, Work, and Power

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

Simple Op-Amp

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Four NPN…

Microstrip Inductance Calculator

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This calculator computes the inductance of a microstrip etched on a PCB.

Ohm’s Law

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For a given amount of water pressure, which will flow a greater rate…