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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…

Switch Contact Design

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

Latch Circuits

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

Monostable Multivibrators

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

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 Instrumentation Transducers

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

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Digital Logic Functions

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We can construct a simple logic functions for our hypothetical lamp…

Pulse Width Modulation

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Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) uses digital signals to control power…

AC Commutator Motors

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

Build a Transformer

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Impedance Matching With Transformers

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

DC Generator Theory

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Generators used in battery-charging systems must be regulated so as to…

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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Since three-phase is used so often for power distribution systems, it…

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Protective Relay Circuits

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Protective relays are special power-sensing devices whose job it is to…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Flip-Flop Circuits

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Boolean Algebra

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

Electrical Connections

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What, exactly, is necessary to establish electrical continuity between…

Digital Signals and Gates

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While the binary numeration system is an interesting mathematical…

SPICE Models

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The SPICE circuit simulation program provides for modeling diodes in…

Standing Waves and Resonance

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Whenever there is a mismatch of impedance between transmission line…

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Decibels

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The Bel is Used to Represent Gain In its simplest form, an…

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

T-Pad Attenuator Calculator

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This calculator helps you determine the values of the resistors R1 and R2 to be used for a T-pad attenuator.

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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All About Diodes A diode is an electrical device allowing current to…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Introduction to SPICE

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“With Electronics Workbench, you can create circuit schematics…

Electromagnetic Induction

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While Oersted’s surprising discovery of electromagnetism paved…

Contributors (10)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Class A BJT Amplifiers

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

4-wire Resistance Measurement

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6-volt battery Electromagnet made from experiment…

Series-parallel R, L, and C

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Now that we’ve seen how series and parallel AC circuit analysis…

Ring Counters

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If the output of a shift register is fed back to the input. a ring…

Microstrip Patch Antenna Calculator

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This tool calculates the dimensions of the microstrip patch antenna given the desired operating frequency.

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) theory

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