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Latch Circuits

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

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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Before the advent of solid-state logic circuits, logical control…

Encoders and Decoders

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What does it mean, in general terms, to encode something? Conversely,…

Switch Types

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

Protective Relay Circuits

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

Electromechanical Relay Logic

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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Most students of electricity begin their study with what is known as…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

DC Generator Theory

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

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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A popular use of diodes is for the mitigation of inductive…

Protective Relay Circuits

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Digital Logic Functions

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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Most AC motors are induction motors. Induction motors are favored due…

TTL Logic Gates

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Counting practice: count from zero to thirty-one in binary, octal, and…

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

Polyphase Motor Design

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AC Motors Perhaps the most important benefit of polyphase AC power…

The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Other Specialized Motors

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

Voltmeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

Switch Types

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Latch Circuits

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

Impedance

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

Scientific Notation

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

Inverting and Noninverting OpAmp Voltage Amplifier Circuits

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

Boolean Rules for Simplification

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Boolean algebra finds its most practical use in the simplification of…

IGFET Amplifiers

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

Lock-out / Tag-out

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In this motor control circuit, how would you ensure that there is no…

IGBTs

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Because of their insulated gates, IGFETs of all types have extremely…

Decibels

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

Multiple-input Gates

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The Use of Logic Gate Inverters and buffers exhaust the possibilities…

Commutating Diode

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Historical, Nonmechanical Memory Technologies

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Perhaps the most ingenious technique was that of the delay line. A…

High-Reliability Circuits

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

Characteristic Impedance

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The Parallel Wires of Infinite Length Suppose, though, that we had a…

Electrical Conduction in Semiconductors

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In any electrically conductive substance, what are charge carriers?…

Peak, Average, and RMS Measurements

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How is it possible to assign a fixed value of voltage or current (such…

Capacitor Transient Response

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Because capacitors store energy in the form of an electric field, they…

Decoder

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A decoder is a circuit that changes a code into a set of signals. It…

Digital Logic With Feedback

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With simple gate and combinational logic circuits, there is a definite…