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Lorentz Force Calculator

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This calculator will determine the combined Lorentz force exerted on a charged particle moving through both an electric field and a magnetic field.

DC Lab - Thermoelectricity

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will build a thermocouple to measure temperature changes and learn about the Seebeck effect.

Electrical Isolation

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SPICE analysis of Electrical Isolation Aside from the ability to…

Step-up, Step-down, and Isolation Transformers

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

The Silicon-Controlled Rectifier (SCR)

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Shockley Diodes and Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs) Shockley…

Relay Construction

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Electricity and Magnetism An electric current through a conductor will…

High Voltage Ohmmeters

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

Wheatstone Bridge Calculator

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This calculator helps determine the resistance of a variable resistor within a Wheatstone bridge circuit or the differential voltage created across the bridge terminals.

Vacuum Tube Audio Amplifier

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

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

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

Synchronous Motors

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Single Phase Synchronous Motors Single-phase synchronous motors are…

ElectroStatic Discharge

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At the start of this book, we discussed static electricity and how it…

DC Lab - Potentiometer as a Rheostat

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In this hands-on electronics experiment, you will use a potentiometer as a variable resistor to control the speed of a motor and learn how to connect a potentiometer as a rheostat.

Winding Configurations

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Transformers with Multiple Secondaries Transformers are very versatile…

Kirchhoff’s Laws

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Many electronic circuits use what is called a split or a dual power…

Networks and Busses

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The wires between the tank and the monitoring location is  called…

AC Instrumentation Transducers

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

Instrumentation Amplifier Gain Calculator

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The instrumentation amplifier calculator will assist in the design and analysis of a conventional instrumentation amplifier circuit by calculating the required resistor values and gain.

Tesla Polyphase Induction Motors

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

Bipolar Junction Transistors as Switches

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Solid-state switching circuits usually keep their constituent…

Simple Series Resonance

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A similar effect happens in series inductive/capacitive circuits. When…

Algebraic Equation Manipulation for Electric Circuits

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The electrical resistance of a conductor at any temperature may be…

Absolute dB scales

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Decibel as Absolute Unit of Power It is also possible to use the…

Power Added Efficiency Calculator

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A calculator designed to compute the power-added efficiency (PAE) of an amplifier

Microstrip Crosstalk Calculator

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This tool is designed to calculate cross-talk coefficient and coupled voltage for a microstrip.

Edge Coupled Stripline Impedance Calculator

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A calculator for computing the impedance of an edge coupled stripline.

Electrical Signal Types

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With BogusBus, our signals were very simple and straightforward: each…

Other Specialized Motors

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

Ohm’s Law (again!)

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A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something…

Scientific Notation

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

Insulated Gate Field-Effect Transistors

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

RF Power Ratio Conversion Calculator

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This tool is designed to convert power ratios to decibel

Bridge Circuits

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

Read-Only Memory (ROM)

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Read-only memory (ROM) is similar in design to static or dynamic RAM…

Wire Loop Inductance Calculator

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This calculator helps you compute the inductance of a wire loop.

Maximum Power Transfer Theorem

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The Maximum Power Transfer Theorem is not so much a means of analysis…

Contributors (13)

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Contributors to this chapter are listed in chronological order of…

Trigonometric Equivalencies

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Thyristors

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Thyristors are a broad classification of bipolar-conducting…

Resistor Color Code Calculator and Chart—4 Band, 5 Band, or 6 Band Resistors

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A handy all-in-one tool for reading resistor color code values for a 4 band resistor, 5 band resistor, or 6 band resistor.

The Common-collector Amplifier

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Our next transistor configuration to study is a bit simpler for gain…

Introduction to Digital-Analog Conversion

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Connecting digital circuitry to sensor devices is simple if the sensor…

Four-Channel Audio Mixer

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A very common misconception students have about potentiometers is the…

Full-wave Bridge Rectifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Low-voltage AC power supply (6 volt output) Four…

CMOS 555 Long Duration Red LED Flasher

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PARTS AND MATERIALS Two AAA Batteries Battery Clip (Radio Shack…

Capacitor Quirks

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As with inductors, the ideal capacitor is a purely reactive device,…

Analysis Options

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AC ANALYSIS: General form: .ac [curve] [points] [start] [final]…

Demultiplexers

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A demultiplexer, sometimes abbreviated dmux, is a circuit that has one…

Common-Emitter Amplifier

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PARTS AND MATERIALS One NPN transistor—model 2N2222 or 2N3403…

Waveform Analysis

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PARTS AND MATERIALS IBM-compatible personal computer with sound card,…

Solving Simultaneous Equations: The Substitution Method and the Addition Method

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What are Simultaneous Equations and Systems of Equations? The terms…

Temperature Coefficients of Resistance Table

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Temperature coefficient (α) per degree C: Material Element/Alloy…

Capacitor Sizing Equation

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Capacitance Formula     Permittivity of Dielectric  …

Measurements of AC Magnitude

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So far we know that AC voltage alternates in polarity and AC current…

Stepper Motors

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Stepper Motor vs Servo Motor A stepper motor is a…

Wiring Color Codes Infographic

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Wiring Color Codes Infographic. Released under the Creative Commons…

Junction field-effect transistors (JFET)

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

Boolean Algebraic Properties

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Another type of mathematical identity, called a “property”…

How to Use an Ammeter to Measure Current

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Parts and Materials   6-volt battery   6-volt incandescent…

Finite State Machines

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Up to now, every circuit that was presented was a combinatorial…