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Setting Up a Home Lab

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

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

Antiderivatives of Power Functions of e

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  Note: this is a very unique and useful property of e. As in…

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…

Circuit Wiring

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

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Switch Contact Design

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

A 50-Ohm Cable?

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

Copper Wire Gauge Table

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

Characteristic Impedance

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Networks and Busses

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

Resistance

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The circuit in the previous section is not a very practical one. In…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Switch Types

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

Safety Grounding

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

Building Simple Resistor Circuits

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

Conductor Size

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

Contact “Bounce”

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

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Inductors and Calculus

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Inductors do not have a stable “resistance” as conductors…

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

Active-mode Operation (JFET)

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JFETs, like bipolar transistors, are able to “throttle”…

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…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Contributors (11)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.

Voltage Divider

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

Tachogenerators

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An electromechanical generator is a device capable of producing…

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

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The circuit shown here is a four-bit analog-to-digital converter…

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Binary Addition

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The Rules of Binary Addition Adding binary numbers is a very simple…

Conductors and Insulators

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

Measurement Circuits

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

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Ohm’s Law Practice Worksheet With Answers

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