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Latch Circuits

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

Resonance

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

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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

Switch Contact Design

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Special-output Gates

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Complementary Output Gates It is sometimes desirable to have a logic…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

The S-R Latch

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Every meter impacts the circuit it is measuring to some extent, just…

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…

Boolean Algebra

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Inductive Reactance

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

Switch Types

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

Brushless DC Motor

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Brushless DC motors were developed from conventional brushed DC motors…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Introduction to AC Motors

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After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Time-delay Relays

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

Digital Lab - Digital Combination Lock

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a digital combination lock with LED output indicators and learn about XOR gate functionality and how to implement NOR logic functionality using diodes.

Wound Rotor Induction Motors

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

Calculating Electric Power

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Learn the Power Formula We’ve seen the formula for determining…

Intermediate Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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

DC Lab - Introduction

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In this series of hands-on electronics experiments, you will build direct current (DC) circuits and learn fundamental electrical engineering circuit concepts.

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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Electromechanical relays used to start and stop high-power electric…

Millman’s Theorem

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

Band-stop Filters

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How to Create a Band-stop Filter? Also called band-elimination,…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Introduction to Network Theorems for Circuit Analysis

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Anyone who’s studied geometry should be familiar with the…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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A practical application of switch and relay logic is in control…

Intro Lab - How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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In this hands-on introduction to electronics, you will experiment with a multimeter and learn how to measure current using the ammeter function.

Power Sources

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There are many different types of power sources, and here some of the…

Time-delay Relays

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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If we take the equivalent circuit of an SCR and add another external…

Active Versus Passive Devices

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Passive Devices Components incapable of controlling current by means…

The R/2R DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter)

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The R/2R DAC circuit is an alternative to the binary-weighted-input…

Series and Parallel Component Equivalent Values

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Series and Parallel Resistances     Series and Parallel…

The J-K Flip-Flop

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

Questions relating to project management

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AC Instrumentation Transducers

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Just as devices have been made to measure certain physical quantities…