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Resonance

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

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…

Commutating Diode

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery Power transformer, 120VAC step-down…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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What is an Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), and what…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

The J-K Flip-Flop

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Another variation on a theme of bistable multivibrators is the J-K…

Motor Control Circuits

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The interlock contacts installed in the previous section’s motor…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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Normally, the rotor windings of a wound rotor induction motor are…

Stepper Motor Calculator

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A tool designed to calculate the maximum speed, minimum time per step and maximum power of a stepper motor

Circuit With a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Low-voltage incandescent lamp…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Protective Relays

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

Likely Failures in Unproven Systems

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“All men are liable to error;” —John Locke Whereas…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 12AX7 dual triode vacuum tube Two power…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Transformer—Power Supply

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Power transformer, 120VAC step-down to 12VAC,…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

DC Transducers

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Research and describe what the Hall effect is, and list some practical…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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What does the normal status of an electrical switch refer to?…

Karnaugh Mapping

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

Rules for Limits

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    RELATED WORKSHEETS: Calculus for Electric Circuits…

Clamper Circuits

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The circuits in the figure below are known as clampers or DC…

The Antiderivative (Indefinite Integral)

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  Notice something important here: taking the derivative of f(x)…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Bridge Circuits

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No text on electrical metering could be called complete without a…

High-pass Filters

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A high-pass filter’s task is just the opposite of a low-pass…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

Capacitance, Reactance, and Admittance Calculator

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A calculator for solving the capacitance, reactance, and admittance of a capacitor.

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Design Project: Power Inverter

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A common topology for DC-AC power converter circuits uses a pair of…

More on AC “polarity”

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Complex numbers are useful for AC circuit analysis because they…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Design Project: DC Voltage Regulator

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It may seem difficult to even start on a project such as this, with no…

Polar Form and Rectangular Form Notation for Complex Numbers

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In order to work with complex numbers without drawing vectors, we…