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High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Switches, Hand Actuated

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

CMOS Logic Gates

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

Contactors

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

Electromagnetism

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The discovery of the relationship between magnetism and electricity…

Linear Computational Circuitry

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

Motor Control Circuits

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

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

Switch Types

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

Thyristor Application Circuits

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The Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) as a Switch

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

Switch Contact Design

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

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

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

DC Motor Control Circuits

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

TTL Logic Gates

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

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

Permissive and Interlock Circuits

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

Light-Pulse Switch

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

Miscellaneous Diode Applications

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Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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Motor Control Circuits

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

Hysteresis

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Thyristors are a class of semiconductor components exhibiting…

Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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Learning Objectives Rheostat use Wiring a potentiometer as a rheostat…

Commutating Diode

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

Single-phase Induction Motors

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

Switches

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

Voltage Regulation

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

Special-output Gates

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

Inductive Reactance

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Linear Computational Circuitry

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

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

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

Step-up and Step-down Transformers

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

Resonance

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The Q factor of a series inductive circuit is given by the following…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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Most ohmmeters of the design shown in the previous section utilize a…

Three-phase Transformer Circuits

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

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Flyback Switch Mode Regulator Calculator

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

Torque Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert between units of torque

Thyristor Application Circuits

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

Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors

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

IGFET Quirks

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Combination Tubes

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Similar in thought to the idea of the integrated circuit, tube…

555 Ramp Generator

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two 6 volt batteries One capacitor, 470 µF…

RF Power Conversion Calculator

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A tool designed to convert RF power from watts to decibels and vice versa

Inductor Commutating Circuits

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

Principles of Radio

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One of the more fascinating applications of electricity is in the…

Mesh Current Method and Analysis

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The Mesh-Current Method, also known as the Loop Current Method, is…

Look-up Tables

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Having learned about digital memory devices in the last chapter, we…

The Thyristor

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A thyristor is a device that has a number of unusual characteristics.…

Logic Signal Voltage Levels

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Input Voltages for Logic Gates Logic gate circuits are designed to…

Voltage/Current Converter OpAmp Circuits

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Differentiator and Integrator Circuits

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By introducing electrical reactance into the feedback loops of an…

The P-N Junction

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If a block of P-type semiconductor is placed in contact with a block…

Diode Ratings

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In addition to forward voltage drop (Vf) and peak inverse voltage…

Time Constant Equations

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Value of time constant in series RC and RL circuits   Time…

Conventional Versus Electron Flow

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“The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of…

Binary Math

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

Introduction to Digital Communication

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In the design of large and complex digital systems, it is often…

Ionization (gas-filled) Tubes

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

Performance-Based Assessments for Digital Circuit Competencies

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