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Other Specialized Motors

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Induction Motor

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Electrical Transients

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This chapter explores the response of capacitors and inductors to…

Transistors, Hybrid

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

Networks and Busses

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

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…

Derivatives of Power Functions of e

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

Ammeter Design

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What would happen to this meter movement, if connected directly to a…

Protective Relays

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

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

OpAmp Oscillator Circuits

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

Electric Shock Data

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The table of electric currents and their various bodily effects was…

PC Oscilloscope

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Oscilloscope Trigger Controls

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A very useful tool for observing rotating objects is a strobe light.…

Beam Power Tubes

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In the beam power tube, the basic four-element structure of the…

PN Junctions

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

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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Ohm’s Law also makes intuitive sense if you apply it to the…

Voltage Divider Calculator

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The voltage divider is a circuit used to create a voltage less than or equal to the input voltage.

Meter Check of a Transistor (BJT)

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Bipolar transistors are constructed of a three-layer semiconductor…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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

Octal and Hexadecimal Numeration

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Because binary numeration requires so many bits to represent…

Solving for Unknown Time

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Sometimes it is necessary to determine the length of time that a…

Audio Oscillator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries Three NPN…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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The term “combinational” comes to us from mathematics. In…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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

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.

Absolute dB scales

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

3-bit Binary Counter

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 555 timer IC (Radio Shack catalog # 276-1723) One…

R, L and C Summary

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With the notable exception of calculations for power (P), all AC…

Biasing Techniques (JFET)

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Right Triangle Trigonometry

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  A right triangle is defined as having one angle precisely…

Half-wave Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6-volt output) 6-volt…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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

Larger 4-variable Karnaugh Maps

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Knowing how to generate Gray code should allow us to build larger…

SPICE Quirks

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“Garbage in, garbage out.” —Anonymous SPICE is a…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Radio Circuits

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(a) Crystal radio. (b) Modulated RF at antenna. (c) Rectified RF at…

Important Constants

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Euler’s Number Euler’s constant is an important value for…

Practical Considerations - Transformers

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Power Capacity As has already been observed, transformers must be well…

Series Circuit Rules

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Current Components in a series circuit share the same current: Itotal…

Karnaugh Mapping

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Identify each of these logic gates by name, and complete their…

Derivative of a Constant

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    (“c” being a constant)   RELATED…