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Reluctance Motor

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

AC Commutator Motors

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Charles Proteus Steinmetz’s first job after arriving in America…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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A wound rotor induction motor has a stator like a squirrel cage…

Other Specialized Motors

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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As an electric current is passed through a coil of wire, it creates a…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

What is Network Analysis?

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Generally speaking, network analysis is any structured technique used…

Transistors, Hybrid

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In essence, the IGFET controls the base current of a BJT, which…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Wiring Color Codes

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

Circuit Wiring

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

Voltage Comparator

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Parts and Materials Operational amplifier, model 1458 or 353…

Building a Differential Amplifier

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Differential Op-Amp Circuits An op-amp with no feedback is already a…

AC Resistor Circuits (Inductive)

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Instantaneous Values in AC Circuits Pure resistive AC circuit:…

Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Inductance

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! One of the fundamental principles of…

Static Electricity

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What does it mean for an object to have an electric charge? Give an…

AC Resistor Circuits (Capacitive)

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Pure resistive AC circuit: voltage and current are in phase.  …

Sensitive Voltage Detector

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PARTS AND MATERIALS High-quality “closed-cup” audio…

Insulator Breakdown Voltage

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

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

IGFET Quirks

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Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Blue LED Flasher

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

Diodes

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A diode is an electronics component made from a combination of a…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Switches, Hand Actuated

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A switch is an electrical component that can “make” or…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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Let’s analyze a simple series circuit and determine the voltage…

Current Divider Circuits

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

Counter Modulus

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Example Circuits and Netlists

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The following circuits are pre-tested netlists for SPICE 2g6, complete…

Factorials

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Definition of a Factorial Denoted by the symbol “!” after…

Introduction to Karnaugh Mapping

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Why learn about Karnaugh maps? The Karnaugh map, like Boolean…

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

Edge Coupled Trace Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute for the inductance of an edge coupled trace.

Trigonometry for AC Circuits

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Identify which trigonometric functions (sine, cosine, or tangent) are…

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Vol V. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Voltage Regulation

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As we saw in a few SPICE analyses earlier in this chapter, the output…

The Triode

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De Forest’s Audion tube came to be known as the triode tube…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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