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Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

Other Specialized Motors

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

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…

Switch Contact Design

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

CMOS Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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Bipolar junction transistors (Also known as BJTs) can be used as an…

Switch Types

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

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Time-delay Relays

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What are Time-Delay Relays? Some relays are constructed with a kind of…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Voltage Regulation

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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The structure behind ladder logic is based on the electrical ladder…

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Synchronous Condenser

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Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Depletion-type IGFETs

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Insulated gate field-effect transistors are unipolar devices just like…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

AC Generator Theory

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If an electric current is passed through this wire, which direction…

Rules for Antiderivatives

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Constant Rule     Rule of Sums     Rule of…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Open-Loop OpAmp Circuits

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Determine what the magnitude and polarity of the voltmeter’s…

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Tubes versus Semiconductors

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Devoting a whole chapter in a modern electronics text to the design…

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Op-Amp Data

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Parametric data for all semiconductor op-amp models except the CA3130…

DC Branch Current Analysis

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

Millman’s Theorem

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In Millman’s Theorem, the circuit is re-drawn as a parallel…

Practical Power Factor Correction

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When the need arises to correct for poor power factor in an AC power…

AC Lab - LC Tank Circuit

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In this hands-on AC electronics experiment, build a parallel resonant inductor-capacitor circuit and learn about oscillation, resonant frequency, and damping.

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a stripline

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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

DC Lab - Sensitive Voltage Detector With Audio Output

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will construct a voltage detector with adjustable sensitivity and audio output, and you will learn a method for detecting small electrical signals without an oscilloscope.

Simultaneous Equations for Circuit Analysis

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Solve this equation for the value of x: x + 5 = 8 How many exact…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Data - Resistance & Superconductor

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Tables of specific resistance and temperature coefficient of…

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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

Band Theory of Solids

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Quantum physics describes the states of electrons in an atom according…

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Active-mode Operation (BJT)

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When a transistor is in the fully-off state (like an open switch), it…

Class C BJT Amplifiers

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A common class of operation used in radio-frequency (RF) amplifier…

Optothyristors

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Like bipolar transistors, SCRs and TRIACs are also manufactured as…

pH Measurement

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A very important measurement in many liquid chemical processes…

What is the Relationship Between Conductance and Resistance?

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The concept and measurement units of resistance are most often used…

Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

Nonlinear Conduction

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“Advances are made by answering questions. Discoveries are made…

Summary of Filters

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As lengthy as this chapter has been up to this point, it only begins…

Series and Parallel Inductors

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When inductors are connected in series, the total inductance is the…

Edge-triggered Latches: Flip-Flops

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So far, we’ve studied both S-R and D latch circuits with enable…

An Analogy for Ohm’s Law

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

Building Series-Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Once again, when building battery/resistor circuits, the student or…

Voltage Divider Circuits

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