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Automotive Type-C Charging Trends and Challenges

In partnership with Texas Instruments

Start with a review of USB-A, USB-C, and USB-PD. Briefly covering he differences, as well as what…

Automotive Type-C Charging Trends and Challenges

In partnership with Texas Instruments

Start with a review of USB-A, USB-C, and USB-PD. Briefly covering he differences, as well as what…

Light-Pulse Switch

Worksheets - Switches

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

The Silicon-Controlled Switch (SCS)

Textbook

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

Transistor as a Switch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6-volt batteries One NPN…

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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

Switches

Worksheets - Switches

What is the purpose of the switch shown in this schematic diagram?

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

Tools

A calculator for computing several parameters needed in the design of a flyback switch mode regulator

The Junction Field-effect Transistor (JFET) as a Switch

Textbook

Like its bipolar cousin, the field-effect transistor may be used as an…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Basic Electromagnetic Relays

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

Contactors

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All About Contactors When a relay is used to switch a large amount of…

Switches, Process Actuated

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It is very important to keep in mind that the “normal”…

Synchronous Condenser

Textbook

Synchronous motors load the power line with a leading power factor.…

Selsyn (Synchro) Motors

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

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Solid-state Relays

Textbook

As versatile as electromechanical relays can be, they do suffer many…

Build a Transformer

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

Special-output Gates

Textbook

It is sometimes desirable to have a logic gate that provides both…

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Fuses

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Normally, the ampacity rating of a conductor is a circuit design…

Switches, Electrically Actuated (Relays)

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Series and Parallel AC Circuits

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

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Contact “Normal” State and Make/Break Sequence

Textbook

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

Introduction to AC Motors

Textbook

After the introduction of the DC electrical distribution system by…

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Link Budget Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the power at the receiver using link budget analysis.

Introduction to Conductance and Conductors

Textbook

By now you should be well aware of the correlation between electrical…

Performance-Based Assessments for DC Circuit Competencies

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Friis Transmission Calculator

Tools

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

Special-purpose Diodes

Textbook

Schottky diodes Schottky diodes are constructed of a metal-to-N…

Parallel Wire Inductance Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to calculate the inductance of two parallel wires

7-segment Display

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4511 BCD-to-7seg latch/decoder/driver (Radio…

Basic Ohmmeter Use

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Explain how an ohmmeter is able to measure the resistance of a…

Advanced Electromagnetism and Electromagnetic Induction

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∫f(x) dx Calculus alert! Electronic power conversion circuits known…

Tank Circuit Resonance Calculator

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This calculator computes the resonant frequency of a tank circuit

Metric Prefixes and Unit Conversions

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Metric prefixes Yotta = 1024 Symbol: Y Zetta = 1021 Symbol: Z Exa =…

Power Quality Measurement

Textbook

It used to be with large AC power systems that “power…

Simple Parallel (Tank Circuit) Resonance

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Resonance in a Tank Circuit A condition of resonance will be…

Induction Motor, Large

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PARTS AND MATERIALS AC power source: 120VAC Capacitor, 3.3 µF…

Temperature Converter

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Convert between Celsius, Fahrenheit and Kelvin

AC Waveforms

Textbook

When an alternator produces AC voltage, the voltage switches polarity…

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

Tools

This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Design Project: Intercom System

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

Oscillator Circuits

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

Introduction to Diodes And Rectifiers

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