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An inside look at industrial Ethernet communication protocols

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An inside look at industrial Ethernet communication protocols

Memory Devices

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

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart (4-band, 5-band or 6-band)

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A handy tool for reading resistor color code values

Negative Binary Numbers

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With addition being easily accomplished, we can perform the operation…

AC Motor Control Circuits

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Perhaps the most challenging aspect of interpreting ladder diagrams,…

Microcontroller Principles

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Read the following quotation, and then research the term…

Programmable Logic Technology

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Define the following acronyms as they apply to digital logic circuits:…

Look-up Tables

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

Capacitor Charging and Discharging

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In this experiment, we will aim to learn about the following…

Safe Practices

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If at all possible, shut off the power to a circuit before performing…

Electromagnetic Induction Experiment

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Electromagnet from previous experiment Permanent…

Coax Inductance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the inductance of a coaxial cable.

Diode Ratings

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

555 Schmitt Trigger

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One 9V Battery Battery Clip (Radio Shack catalog #…

Signal Coupling

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 6 volt battery One capacitor, 0.22 µF…

Basic Troubleshooting Strategies

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A chandelier has five light bulbs in it, and one of them is not…

Power Dissipation

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

Junction Diodes

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There was some historic crude, but usable were some historic crude,…

NAND Gate S-R Enabled Latch

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PARTS AND MATERIALS 4011 quad NAND gate (Radio Shack catalog #…

Basic Logic Gate Troubleshooting

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

Millman’s Theorem Revisited

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You may have wondered where we got that strange equation for the…

Oscillator Circuits

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

Specific Resistance of Conductors

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Given two lengths of metal wire, which one will have the least…

Magnetic Fields and Inductance

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Whenever electrons flow through a conductor, a magnetic field will…

Contributors (5)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Resistors

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Shown here is the schematic symbol for a resistor: What is the purpose…

Analysis Techniques for Series Parallel Resistor Circuits

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Guidelines to Series-Parallel Combination Circuit Analysis The goal of…

Electric Fields and Capacitance

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Introduction Whenever an electric voltage exists between two separated…

Lock-out / Tag-out

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

Voltage Divider

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

Circuit Effects

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The principle of non-sinusoidal, repeating waveforms being equivalent…

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Voltage and Current in a Practical Circuit

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Because it takes energy to force charge to flow against the opposition…

Sensing AC Electric Fields

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Audio detector with headphones CROSS-REFERENCES…

What Is the Skin Effect?

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The Skin Depth of Copper in Electrical Engineering As previously…

Bandpass Filter Calculator

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This calculates values of the inductance, capacitance of an inductor and capacitor used in a Butterworth LC bandpass filter.

Networks and Busses

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This collection of wires that I keep referring to between the tank…

Nonlinear Resistance

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

From Electric to Electronic

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Introduction This third volume of the book series Lessons In Electric…

Waveguide Calculator (Circular)

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This tool calculates the cutoff frequency of a circular waveguide

Connectors

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Design Project: Intercom System

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

Complex Vector Addition

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If vectors with uncommon angles are added, their magnitudes (lengths)…

Noise Figure and Noise Temperature Calculator

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This calculator computes the noise figure and noise temperature in a system

Reluctance Motor

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The variable reluctance motor is based on the principle that an…

Design Project: Radio Transmitter

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Research the FCC (Federal Communication Commission) guidelines on…

Design Project: Arbitrary Waveform Generator

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What, exactly, is an arbitrary waveform generator, and for what…

Transistor Ratings and Packages (BJT)

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Like all electrical and electronic components, transistors are limited…