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Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Other Specialized Motors

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

Reluctance Motor

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

AC Lab - Large Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a large AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

AC Lab - Induction Motor

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a simple AC permanent capacitor split-phase induction motor and learn the principles of AC induction motor function.

AC Commutator Motors

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

Feedback

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If some percentage of an amplifier’s output signal is connected…

The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

LC Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a parallel inductor and capacitor "tank" circuit.

Vol IV. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Resistivity Calculator

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This calculator calculates the resistivity of a component based on its resistance value, length, and cross-sectional area.

MESFETs

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More on Spectrum Analysis

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Computerized Fourier analysis, particularly in the form of the FFT…

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Binary Addition

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

PN Junctions

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

Voltage Divider Circuits

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

Friis Transmission Calculator

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

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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The logic simplification examples that we have done so far could have…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

Link Budget Calculator

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A Link Budget puts into account all gains and losses a signal goes through in a system as it is transmitted. The calculator calculates the power of the received signal given amplifier and antenna gains, and medium loss.

Half-Adder

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As a first example of useful combinational logic, let’s build a…

Resistor Color Codes

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Try out our Resistor Color Code Calculator in our Tools section.…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Regulated Power Sources

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

Practical considerations - Digital Communication

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A principal consideration for industrial control networks, where the…

Capacitor Charge and Time Constant Calculator

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This calculator computes for the capacitor charge time and energy, given the supply voltage and the added series resistance.

Component Failure Analysis (Continued)

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“I consider that I understand an equation when I can predict the…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Si Lab - Zener Diode Voltage Regulator

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In this hands-on semiconductor electronics experiment, build a simple DC voltage regulator circuit and learn how to use reverse-biased Zener diodes as voltage clamps.

Diodes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Network Analysis Competencies

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Capacitor Impedance Calculator

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This tool calculates a capacitor's reactance for a given capacitance value and signal frequency.

Ohm’s Law - How Voltage, Current, and Resistance Relate

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The first, and perhaps most important, relationship between current,…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Averager and Summer Circuits

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If we take three equal resistors and connect one end of each to a…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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Valence: The electrons in the outermost shell, or valence shell, are…

Design Project: Sensitive Audio Detector

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The choice of step-down transformers to use in a project such as this…

Important Constants

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

Successive Approximation ADC

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One method of addressing the digital ramp ADC’s shortcomings is…

Introduction to Combinational Logic Functions

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

Wire-by-Number project kit introduction

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Wire-by-Number project: simple voltage divider Description: Build a…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

Venn Diagrams and Sets

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Mathematicians use Venn diagrams to show the logical relationships of…