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The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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How is it possible to electrically measure the torque output by a…

Resonance

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

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Switch Contact Design

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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We’ve already seen one example of a monostable multivibrator in…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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A three-phase motor may be run from a single-phase power source.…

Latch Circuits

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What do you think this logic buffer gate will do, with the output…

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

The S-R Latch

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A bistable multivibrator has two stable states, as indicated by the…

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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Suppose you were to take a 3 kW electric heater rated for 240 VAC and…

Solid-state Relays

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Limitations of Electromechanical Relays As versatile as…

Time Constant Calculations

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

Voltage Regulation

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

Switches, Hand Actuated

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Build a Transformer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Steel flat bar, 4 pieces Miscellaneous bolts,…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Free Space Path Loss Calculator

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This calculator calculates the free space loss, given the distance, frequency, and gain, between two antennas.

What Are Zener Diodes?

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What Is a Zener Diode? A Zener diode is a special type of rectifying…

Inverting Op-Amp Resistor Calculator

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This calculator determines the bias and feedback of resistors for an inverting op-amp.

Simple Vector Addition

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Remember that vectors are mathematical objects just like numbers on a…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Logic Simplification With Karnaugh Maps

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

Scientific Notation

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In many disciplines of science and engineering, very large and very…

Capacitance

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Write an equation describing the precise mathematical relationship…

Integrated Circuits

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  A Logic Gate is assigned as an elementary building block of…

Other Specialized Motors

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

Radar Maximum Range Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate the maximum distance (range) that a radar can detect

Potato Battery

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

Optoelectronic Devices

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In this circuit, the electric motor is supposed to turn on whenever…

Stripline Crosstalk Calculator

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

An Electric Pendulum

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Capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, and…

Voltage Multipliers (Doublers, Triplers, Quadruplers, and More)

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A voltage multiplier is a specialized rectifier circuit…

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Encoder

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

Electromagnetism Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Magnetic compass Small permanent…

Capacitance Calculator

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This calculates the capacitance of a capacitor based on its charge, Q, and its voltage, V, according to the formula, C=Q/V.