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AC Bridge Circuits

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As we saw with DC measurement circuits, the circuit configuration…

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Latch Circuits

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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What is Alternating Current (AC)?

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Boolean Algebra

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

TTL Logic Gates

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Inductive Reactance

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

The S-R Latch

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

DC Generator Theory

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

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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

Heat Sink Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the maximum temperature a device can withstand

Arc Flash and Arc Blast

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

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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Calculate the voltage output by the secondary winding of a transformer…

Time-Delay Electromechanical Relays

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

Boolean Algebra

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

Sensing AC Magnetic Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones Electromagnet coil…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Special-output Gates

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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It is fairly important to use large value resistors (10 MΩ works…

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

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

Fail-safe Design

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Logic circuits, whether comprised of electromechanical relays or…

DC Generator Theory

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

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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So far, we’ve observed simulations of transformers where the…

The S-R Latch

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

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

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Any kind of switch contact can be designed so that the contacts…

Build a Transformer

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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So far, we’ve explored tubes which are totally…

Computer Simulation of Electric Circuits

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Computers can be powerful tools if used properly, especially in the…

A Very Simple Computer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Three batteries, each one with a different voltage…

Bridge Circuits

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

The Exclusive-OR Function: The XOR Gate

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What Is an XOR Gate? One element conspicuously missing from the set of…

Susceptance and Admittance

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What is Conductance? In the study of DC circuits, the student of…

Precision Potentiometer

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two single-turn, linear-taper potentiometers, 5…

Ammeter Impact on Measured Circuit

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Just like voltmeters, ammeters tend to influence the amount of current…

Shift Registers: Serial-in, Serial-out

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Serial-in, serial-out shift registers delay data by one clock time for…

Introduction to AC Circuits

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“AC” stands for Alternating Current, which can refer to…

AC Motor Theory

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Electromechanical watt-hour meters use an aluminum disk that is spun…

Contributors (2)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

The Common-base Amplifier

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The final transistor amplifier configuration (Figure below) we need to…

Semiconductor Manufacturing Techniques

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The manufacture of only silicon based semiconductors is described…

Ohm’s Law

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Calculator (or pencil and paper for doing…

Friis Transmission Calculator

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This calculator computes the power received by an antenna using Friis formula

Insulated-gate Field-effect Transistors (MOSFET)

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The Insulated-Gate Field-Effect Transistor (IGFET), also known as…

Multimeters

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Seeing as how a common meter movement can be made to function as a…

Microwave Tubes

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For extremely high-frequency applications (above 1 GHz), the…

Table (landscape view)

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Periodic table of chemical elements.