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Performance-Based Assessments for AC Circuit Competencies

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Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

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…

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…

AC Commutator Motors

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Parallel R, L, and C

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We can take the same components from the series circuit and rearrange…

555 Audio Oscillator

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

Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the characteristic impedance of a microstrip.

Complex Voltage and Current Calculations

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There are circumstances when you may need to analyze a DC reactive…

Encoder

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What is an Encoder? An encoder is a circuit that changes a set of…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Voltmeter Usage

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Multimeter, digital or analog Assorted batteries…

Valence and Crystal Structure

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

Protective Relays

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

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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

Enhancement-type IGFETs

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Binary Count Sequence

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If we examine a four-bit binary count sequence from 0000 to 1111, a…

Wire Microstrip Impedance Calculator

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A helpful tool for calculating the impedance of a wire microstrip.

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Questions relating to project management

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The Unijunction Transistor (UJT)

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Unijunction transistor: Although a unijunction transistor is not a…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Twisted-Pair Impedance Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the characteristic impedance of a twisted-pair cable

The Gated S-R Latch

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It is sometimes useful in logic circuits to have a multivibrator which…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Dielectric Strengths for Insulators

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Dielectric strength in kilovolts per inch (kV/in): Material*…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Waveform Analysis

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

Superposition Theorem

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

Applications of Resonance

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So far, the phenomenon of resonance appears to be a useless curiosity,…

Asynchronous Flip-Flop Inputs

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The normal data inputs to a flip flop (D, S and R, or J and K) are…

Potato Battery

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One large potato One lemon (optional) Strip of…

Inductor-Capacitor “tank” Circuit

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Oscilloscope Assortment of non-polarized…

Finite-length Transmission Lines

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A transmission line of infinite length is an interesting abstraction,…

Numbers and Symbols

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The expression of numerical quantities is something we tend to take…

Physiological Effects of Electricity

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Most of us have experienced some form of electric “shock,”…

Active Loads in Amplifier Circuits

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We know that the current in a series circuit may be calculated with…

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…