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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…

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…

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…

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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In ladder logic symbolism, an electromechanical relay coil is shown as…

“Ladder” Diagrams

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Ladder diagrams are specialized schematics commonly used to document…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Latch Circuits

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

Switches, Hand Actuated

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

Transformer—Power Supply

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

Simple Combination Lock

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4001 quad NOR gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Circuit With a Switch

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

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

Voltage Regulation

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

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…

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Flyback LED Flasher

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Universal Shift Registers: Parallel-in, Parallel-out

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The purpose of the parallel-in/ parallel-out shift register is to take…

Critical Temperatures for Superconductors

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Critical temperatures given in Kelvins Material Element/Alloy Critical…

Harmonic Phase Sequences

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In the last section, we saw how the 3rd harmonic and all of its…

Vol III. Credits

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All entries arranged in alphabetical order of surname. Major…

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Switch Types

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

Design Project: Intercom System

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Design a passive circuit that will create a "split” ( V/-V) power…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Microprocessors

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Early computer science pioneers such as Alan Turing and John Von…

Inductor Quirks

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In an ideal case, an inductor acts as a purely reactive device. That…

Attenuators

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What is Attenuators? Attenuators are passive devices. It is…

Power in Electric Circuits

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In addition to voltage and current, there is another important…

Peak Detector

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A peak detector is a series connection of a diode and a…

Bridge Circuits

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

Conductance

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When students first see the parallel resistance equation, the natural…

BJT Amplifier Troubleshooting

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As an instructor of electronics, I am called upon frequently to help…

Introduction to Solid-state Device Theory

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This chapter will cover the physics behind the operation of…

Stripline Trace Width Calculator

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A calculator designed to calculate the trace width of a stripline based on the maximum current rating

Why L/R and not LR?

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Learn About L/R Time Constants It is often perplexing to new students…

Ammeter Design

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Ammeters Measure Electrical Current A meter designed to measure…